Michael Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Strategy Officer, Author at NFCR

How Long Can the Immunity Against COVID-19 Protect Us from Reinfection?

There has been major concern about the protective power of immunity against the novel coronavirus. Many people have asked: how long can the immunity, once acquired by the previous infection or vaccination, protect us from the COVID-19 reinfection? In February of 2021, a group of researchers reported that the immunity…...

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Natural Killer (NK) Cell-based Treatment Demonstrates Its Potential to Become an Effective Novel Cancer Therapy

Natural Killer (NK) cells are specialized lymphocytes that play critical roles in the immune response against abnormal cells, including all kinds of cancer cells. Different from T cells that need to be pre-activated by antigen-presenting cells before gaining the killing power, NK cells can quickly respond to a wide variety…...

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Therapeutic Vaccines Showed Long-term Anti-Cancer Effects for Melanoma

When people hear the word “vaccine”, they often think about vaccine’s preventive function that protects people from getting infectious diseases such as flu, hepatitis or Covid-19.  It’s true that traditional vaccines are developed to prevent infectious diseases, but innovative scientists are developing therapeutic vaccines that can treat various non-infectious diseases,…...

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3 Things to Know Before Getting the Covid-19 Vaccine

The nationwide Covid-19 vaccine rollout has vaccinated millions of people, which helps to significantly reduce the number of new cases and protect the people of high risk, including cancer patients, from being infected.  A fast vaccination will push the country entering the stage of herd immunity, namely enough population in…...

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Catching Cancer Cells on Their Way to Spreading

NEW NFCR-Supported Technology is Ready for Clinical Use With a better understanding of the genetic changes in cancer cells, and a more effective way to capture them, oncologists and scientists can be alerted to drug resistance and metastasis —allowing them to more quickly select new drugs or better therapies for…...

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