Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – 2018
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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the year 2018 was awarded to James P Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan for their immense contributions towards the application of immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer. To understand the ramifications of their discovery, we must first understand how the immune system works.
KeywordsImmunotherapy immune checkpoint cancer T cells lymphocytes immunity anitgen presenting cells dendritic cells
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