alexa Engineered T cells for anti-cancer therapy.
Immunology

Immunology

Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology

Author(s): Turtle CJ, Hudecek M, Jensen MC, Riddell SR

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Abstract Recent advances enabling efficient delivery of transgenes to human T cells have created opportunities to address obstacles that previously hindered the application of T cell therapy to cancer. Modification of T cells with transgenes encoding TCRs or chimeric antigen receptors allows tumor specificity to be conferred on functionally distinct T cell subsets, and incorporation of costimulatory molecules or cytokines can enable engineered T cells to bypass local and systemic tolerance mechanisms. Clinical studies of genetically modified T cell therapy for cancer have shown notable success; however, these trials demonstrate that tumor therapy with engineered high avidity tumor-reactive T cells may be accompanied by significant on-target toxicity, necessitating careful selection of target antigens and development of strategies to eliminate transferred cells. Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
This article was published in Curr Opin Immunol and referenced in Journal of Clinical & Cellular Immunology

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