MD Anderson immunologist Jim Allison awarded Nobel Prize

Source: ABC News

Jim Allison, Ph.D., chair of Immunology and executive director of the immunotherapy platform at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, today was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for launching an effective new way to attack cancer by treating the immune system rather than the tumor.

Dr. Allison was a co-chair at our 2008 Forum “Immunotherapy and Breaking Tolerance”. Read more about the forum here.