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Bar-Ilan University researchers develop new nanotechnology

 

August 19, 2022



(JNS) — Newfound technology enables the use of nanoparticles to assist the body’s own immune system to fight cancer.

The technology, developed by a research team at Bar-Ilan University, uses nanoparticles to eliminate obstacles in the malignant tumor’s environment that impede the normal activity of natural killer cells (a special sub-type of white blood cells called lymphocytes).

The research was published in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine.

Natural killer cells are a potent defense weapon of the body that assists the immune system in its fight against viral infections, tumor gr...



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