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A backpack revs up T-cell activity

Cytokine backpacks improve T-cell efficacy in the tumor microenvironment.

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Figure 1: IL-15 backpacks selectively enhance T-cell activity at tumors.


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T.S. is co-author on a patent application for constitutively active cytokine receptors for cell therapy.

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Shum, T., Heslop, H. A backpack revs up T-cell activity. Nat Biotechnol 36, 702–703 (2018).

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