immune modulators

immune modulators,

n.pl chemicals that influence the immune system. Also called
cytokines.
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The Inovio/Wistar TB program will also build on recent clinical success by newer genetic immune modulators focused on improved T cell and antibody induction.
The initial trial under consideration between Inovio and the Parker Institute is to address muscle invasive bladder cancer with INO-5401 in combination with checkpoint inhibitors and immune modulators.
It clearly has therapeutic implications for designing strategies to rationally target the breast cancer stem cells with immune modulators.
One such treatment under the advanced stages of clinical trial is the Checkpoint Inhibitors and Immune Modulators.
Although there is a theoretic concern that [this] might interfere with an anticancer immune response, the results of our analysis suggest that immune modulators do not negatively affect the rate or quality of antitumor responses [to] nivolumab therapy," Dr.
Why some people switch types of antibodies is not clear, but this will likely become more common rather than less given the wave of new rheumatologic and cancer therapies that employ immune modulators.
PRPs are powerful immune modulators which help regulate the thymus gland and stimulate the production of either helper or suppressor T lymphocytes, depending on the need to either stimulate or suppress immune system activity.
The product mix includes vaccines, interferons, probiotics and immune modulators, which in our view could offer synergy with Pharmstandard current antiviral drugs, namely its brand-seller Arbidol.
Treatment is often given in a "step-up" manner starting with drugs like 5- aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) and antibiotics that have few side effects but also fewer beneficial effects, moving on to steroids, immune modulators and biologic drugs.
Medical therapy for inflammatory bowel disease was grouped by class, including aminosalicylates, steroids, immune modulators (azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine, methotrexate, and cyclosporine), and anti-TNF inhibitors (infliximab and adalimumab).
There's a trend now to use immune modulators earlier and earlier in the course of the disease, but with the children who will have a relatively mild course, you obviously don't want to be subjecting them to immunosuppressive therapy if you don't have to," he said in an interview.
Patients were excluded if they were receiving immune modulators (including imiquimod) or were recently treated for a viral or bacterial infection.