All cells in our body require sufficient nutrients to function properly. After an infection, T cells, the soldiers of the immune system, reproduce to form an army that destroys foreign invaders. This process requires an enormous amount of nutrients. How can we use this knowledge to help our immune system fight cancer? In cancer, T cells and cancer cells fight over limited nutrients and ultimately cancer cells win. In this session, Dr. Lum describes new technologies that enable scientists to genetically modify T cells to give them a nutrient advantage and discusses how changes in diet may help tip the balance.
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