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Nanoparticles to Awaken Immunity System to Fight Cancer

Business Standard – Dartmouth researchers including Professor of Microbiology Steve Fiering have found that nanoparticle
can “strengthen the body’s immune system response against tumors.” “Our lab’s approach differs from most in that we use nanoparticles to stimulate the immune system to attack tumors and there are a variety of potential ways that can be done,” said Fiering.

Now, Cancer Vaccine From Cat Poop Parasite

Business Standard – A Geisel study has found that a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T gondii), which is found inside cats’ intestines, could be a new cure for cancer. Researcher David Bzik, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel, is quoted in the story.