De Santo-Mussai research group

Lasker Award

One of this year's Lasker Award, was going to James Allison, a Houston-based immunologist for his seminal work on the CTLA-4 protein.

One of this year's Lasker Award, was going to James Allison, a Houston-based immunologist for his seminal work on the CTLA-4 protein. By suppressing the molecular brakes that block CTLA-4, Allison found T cells combat tumors.The Lasker Award often is an indicator for an upcoming even more prestigious Nobel Prize, as a considerable fraction of Nobel Laureates previously also obtained the Lasker Award.


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Dec 2, 2015 Category: General Posted by: Andre