New approaches for the treatment of cancer

Structure of EGFR. Purple indicates the region recognised by mAB806. Laura Orellana.

Structure of EGFR. Purple indicates the region recognised by mAB806. Laura Orellana.


ABC has published an article on a study led by Modesto Orozco, head of the Molecular Modelling and Bioinformatics Lab at IRB Barcelona. This work has unravelled the mechanism of action of the mAb806 antibody, a drug used to treat glioblastoma. Published in the journal PNAS, the study lays the foundation for the extension of this treatment to more types of tumours and to more specific therapies.

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