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Cancer and Infections

Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

Cancer and Infections

The connection between cancer and viruses, bacteria and parasites was discussed in two Agora Talks during #LINO70.

The Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine 2019 and 2020

Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

The Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine 2019 and 2020

Three of the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine from the years 2019 and 2020 entered the Lindau stage for the first time.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019: What Cells Do When the Air Gets Thin

Neysan Donnelly

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019: What Cells Do When the Air Gets Thin

This year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology honours discoveries concerning how cells sense and respond to low oxygen levels. The findings illuminate a fundamental aspect of normal cellular metabolism and have important implications for understanding – and perhaps treating – cancer.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 – Unleashing the Body’s Dogs of War in the Fight Against Cancer

Neysan Donnelly

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 – Unleashing the Body’s Dogs of War in the Fight Against Cancer

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their breakthroughs in cancer research.

Tackling the Silent Crisis in Cancer Care

Jude Dineley

Tackling the Silent Crisis in Cancer Care

Radiotherapy and imaging are vital in cancer care, but there is large inequality in access between low-middle and high-income countries. New technologies may improve the situation.

CRISPR-Cas: The Holy Grail Within Pandora’s Box

Judith M. Reichel

CRISPR-Cas: The Holy Grail Within Pandora’s Box

Few molecular techniques have had such an impact on the scientific community and the public alike as the CRISPR-Cas gene-editing tool. What future diagnostic and medical potential does the tool hold?

The Hungry Brain

Judith M. Reichel

The Hungry Brain

What connects Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, certain kinds of cancer and obesity? According to several recent studies, the microbiome as part of the gut-brain axis connects all of them and plays a pivotal role when it comes to disease etiology and treatment responsiveness. What connects Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, certain kinds of cancer and obesity? According to several recent studies, the microbiome as part of the gut-brain axis connects all of them and plays a pivotal role when it comes to disease etiology and treatment responsiveness. 

Immunotherapy: The Next Revolution in Cancer Treatment

Melissae Fellet

Immunotherapy: The Next Revolution in Cancer Treatment

In some cancer patients, harnessing their immune system to kill tumour cells can lead to long-term remission, but cancer immunotherapy still faces many challenges. In some cancer patients, harnessing their immune system to kill tumour cells can lead to long-term remission, but cancer immunotherapy still faces many challenges.

Digging for the Roots: Cancer Stem Cells

Minu Tizabi

Digging for the Roots: Cancer Stem Cells

Read about cancer stem cells and their role in cancer research between hype and hopeRead about cancer stem cells and their role in cancer research between hype and hope

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Nature film from Lindau chronicles the war against cancer

Rewatch this episode of Nature Video’s Lindau Collection 2014 featuring Lorna Stewart following the past, present and future of cancer research.

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Interview: Dominic Hill, „Surviving Terminal Cancer“

A new documentary film questions the traditional methods of brain cancer treatment and research.

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Mini Lecture: Cancer

Statistically, every third person will eventually develop cancer – time to learn more about the disease!