monoclonal-antibodies

Ibalizumab, a monoclonal antibody for treating Multidrug resistant HIV infection

A new biologic medication – the first for HIV – is showing promise in treating patients with multidrug resistance, according to phase 3 research being presented at IDWeek 2016. Administered intravenously once every two weeks, ibalizumab is a biologic medication called a monoclonal antibody, a genetically engineered molecule that coats immune system cells to protect …

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University of Iowa’s hybridoma bank, a national treasure

The Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank at the UI was created by the National Institutes of Health in 1986 to store and distribute laboratory-produced proteins used for cancer research and other scientific pursuits. University of Iowa biology professor David Soll has run the bank for the past 20 years as an independent nonprofit entity, creating, storing, …

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