Feb 21

GEN: Easier Access to NK-Based Cell Therapies

Manufacturing time and cost create two of the biggest challenges to making cell therapies available to more patients. Scientists at San Diego-based Artiva Biotherapeutics hope to change that with cancer and autoimmune therapies based on natural killer (NK) cells from donors—allogeneic—that are not genetically modified.

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