Cytovia, NCI Team Up to Develop CAR NK-cell Therapy for Solid Tumors

Cytovia, NCI Team Up to Develop CAR NK-cell Therapy for Solid Tumors

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Cytovia, NCI Team Up to Develop CAR NK-cell Therapy for Solid Tumors

Cytovia Therapeutics has entered into a licensing agreement with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to develop a new “off-the-shelf” immunotherapy for solid tumors. The immunotherapy is based on “natural killer” or NK immune cells, which have been genetically modified to produce a chimeric antigen receptor, or CAR, that targets a specific cancer protein, Cytovia said in a press release detailing the new collaboration. The agreement licenses to NCI the use of NK cells modified to…

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