The immune system is our military, defending our body from invasion — both external (infection) and internal (cancer).
Our army of white blood cells course through our veins; they are immune cells with various roles that patrol our body in search of invaders. The most powerful of these soldiers are perhaps our T cells. T cells can identify their target with high specificity, rally other immune cell troops, and deliver lethal attacks.
Cancer treatment has evolved from surgery (excision of tumour) to radiation (use of high-energy waves to damage cells), chemotherapy (use of drugs to damage cells), targeted therapy (more…
Scientist in training; paving the way for next generation immunotherapies. I explore stories, methods and the creative process behind scientific discoveries.