Immune checkpoint inhibitors

Immunology-based therapy is rapidly developing into an effective treatment option for a surprising range of cancers. We have learned over the last decade that powerful immunologic effector cells may be blocked by inhibitory regulatory pathways controlled by specific molecules often called "immune checkpoints." The development of a new therapeutic class of drugs that inhibit these inhibitory pathways has recently emerged as a potent strategy in oncology. Three sets of agents have emerged in clinical trials exploiting this strategy. These agents are antibody-based therapies targeting cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA4), programmed cell death 1 (PD-1), and programmed cell death ligand 1 (PD-L1). These inhibitors of immune inhibition have demonstrated extensive activity as single agents and in combinations. Clinical responses have been seen in melanoma, renal cell carcinoma, small cell lung cancer, and several other tumor types.

  • Drugs
  • Recognision of immune cells
  • Attacking mechanisms
  • Adverse effects of these drugs
  • Considerations in Using/Prescribing
  • PD-1 or PD-L1 Targetors/Targets
  • Targetting CTLA-4

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June 29-July 01, 2017

8th European Immunology Conference

Madrid, Spain
July 03-04, 2017

9th Annual Meeting on Immunology and Immunologist

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
July 12-13, 2017

3rd World Conference on Parasitology & Pathogenesis

Chicago, Illinois, USA
August 07-08, 2017

Annual Summit on HIV/AIDS, STDs & STIs

Beijing, China
September 01-02, 2017

4th International Conference on Parasitology

Prague, Czech Republic
September 14-15, 2017

7th World Congress on Immunology

Amsterdam, Netherlands
September 21-22, 2017

International Conference on Parasitology and Infectious Diseases

San Antonio, Texas, USA
October 26-28 2017

Immunology-2017(CME & CPD accredited)

London, UK
November 01-03, 2017

Vaccines-2017 (CME & CPD Accredited)

Valencia, Spain
November 06-08, 2017

Infectious-diseases- 2017 (CME & CPD Accredited)

Valencia, Spain
November 2-3, 2017

9th World Congress and Expo on Immunology

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 02-03, 2017

9th World Congress on Immunity, Inflammation and Immunotherapies

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
November 06-07, 2017

2nd International Conference on Autoimmunity

Frankfurt, Germany
November 08-09, 2017

3rd Antibodies and Bio Therapeutics Congress

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
November 13-14, 2017

5th International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs and STIs

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
December 04-06, 2017

Oncology- 2017 (CME & CPD Accredited)

London, UK
Dec 14-15, 2017

World Immunology Congress

Dubai, UAE

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