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BY Scott Merville

Natural killer cells sound menacing, but they play a friendly role in keeping us healthy. And they might do much more in stopping cancer.

After years of diligent, groundbreaking research, MD Anderson physician-scientists are putting natural killer cells – NK cells for short – to work in a series of clinical trials for a variety of cancers through the cancer center’s Moon Shots Program™.

“These white...

Natural killer cells derived from cord blood used to kill blood cancers

BY MD Anderson staff

In the modern world of biomedical research, collaborations between academic institutions and pharmaceutical and biotech companies have become...