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This week on the Daily Beat: We chat with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, to learn about his work with Cuban doctors for the lung cancer vaccine called Racotumomab.
Today on the Daily Beat, Thursday March 24, 2016: We continue to speak with Thomas Rothstein, a biologist at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, has for six years worked with the Center for Molecular Immunology on another vaccine to treat lung cancer called Racotumomab, with an entirely different mechanism. (It messes with a particular lipid found in tumor cell membranes.)
“Investigators from around the world are trying to crack the nut of cancer,” Rothstein says in an interview with Wired.com. “The Cubans are thinking in ways that are novel and clever.”
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