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BEHAV3D: an imaging and transcriptomics platform that unravels T cell antitumor activity

This study reveals a high level of behavioral heterogeneity in engineered T cells that target tumor organoids. Behavior-guided transcriptomics identified the gene signatures of T cells with highly potent serial cytotoxicity. Integration of the organoid and T cell transcriptomic data enabled the design of patient-specific combinatorial treatment to achieve an optimized response to cancer immunotherapies.

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Fig. 1: BEHAV3D, a three-dimensional imaging and transcriptomics platform.

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This is a summary of: Dekkers, J. F. et al. Uncovering the mode of action of engineered T cells in patient cancer organoids. Nat. Biotechnol. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-022-01397-w (2022).

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BEHAV3D: an imaging and transcriptomics platform that unravels T cell antitumor activity. Nat Biotechnol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41587-022-01398-9

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