In this issue, we speak with James P. Allison about his discovery and development of a therapy that unleashes the immune system to fight cancer. We also talk with Stanley N. Cohen about his studies on bacterial plasmids and how his work helped usher in a new era of molecular biology. Lastly, we feature the third and fourth installments of our video interview with Nancy Wexler.
James P. Allison: Crusading for Cancer Immunotherapy
Allison shares how his early-career fascination with T-cell behavior eventually led to monoclonal antibody therapy for melanoma, a fundamentally new strategy for treating cancer.