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September 14, 2021 Accelerating Cancer Drug Discovery with Digital Pathology-Based Biomarker Analysis Digital pathology is an innovative technology that is transforming the field of modern pathology. LEARN MORE
September 1, 2021 In Vitro Potency Assays for Assessing the Function of anti-PD-1 Checkpoint Inhibitors In this post we explore the different in vitro potency assays for assessing the function of anti-PD-1 checkpoint ... LEARN MORE
August 16, 2021 Next-Generation Sequencing in Cell Line and Biosample Authentication While the authentication of biosamples (i.e., cell lines, organoids, xenograft and homograft models) has long been ... LEARN MORE
August 2, 2021 In vivo preclinical models for immune-mediated inflammatory disease drug development In this blog we will explore immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs)—which represent a diverse group of ... LEARN MORE
July 5, 2021 Preclinical Models for Bispecific T Cell Engager Development Last month we hosted a webinar with Dr. Ludovic Bourré, Senior Director of Scientific Engagement at CrownBio, focused ... LEARN MORE
June 1, 2021 Ask the Expert: Organoid and Immune Cell Co-Cultures Dr Yujun Huang, Senior Director Immuno-Oncology at CrownBio, answers the most popular questions from his recent ... LEARN MORE
May 4, 2021 For the Children: Advancing the Cause of Pediatric Cancer Research Why are cancer treatments for children lagging behind the latest advancements in clinical oncology? CrownBio Director Mike Batey takes a closer look at pediatric cancer and how recent regulatory changes and additional research focus may deliver new therapies for kids. Each year approximately 400,000 children from infants to teenagers are diagnosed with ... LEARN MORE
April 1, 2021 Expanding the Horizon of Antibody-Drug Conjugates for Cancer Treatment This post explores the fast-expanding topic of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), including those that have been approved ... LEARN MORE
March 1, 2021 Profiling of Tumor-Infiltrating Immune Cells in Syngeneic Tumor Models to Support Drug Development Tumor-Infiltrating Immune Cells: Explore how the identification and quantification of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes ... LEARN MORE
December 18, 2020 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technology Explore the main factors you need to consider before choosing and using next generation sequencing (NGS). LEARN MORE
December 16, 2020 Germ-Free or Antibiotic-Treated Mice? Which Model for Studying the Role of the Gut Microbiota in Preclinical Studies Explore the differences and similarities of germ-free (GF) and antibiotic-treated mice as models for studying the role of the microbiota in health and disease, including cancer. LEARN MORE
December 3, 2020 The Latest Developments on PARP Inhibitors for Prostate Cancer Treatment Review the status of PARP inhibitors (PARPi) for prostate cancer treatment, with a focus on recent developments in drug ... LEARN MORE
November 30, 2020 The Rising Importance of GITR Agonists as Alternative I/O Candidates for Combination Drug Strategies Explore why glucocorticoid-induced TNFR-related protein (GITR or CD357) agonists are becoming increasingly important as ... LEARN MORE
November 10, 2020 SHP2 and SOS1 Targets: Additional Players in the KRAS Inhibitors Race? Explore why upstream KRAS-mutant targets, such as SHP2 and SOS1, may lead to optimized therapeutic combinations for ... LEARN MORE
November 6, 2020 In Vivo Imaging of Syngeneic Models for Immuno-Oncology Studies Explore how different imaging modalities are used to monitor in vivo immuno-oncology (I/O) studies in syngeneic tumor ... LEARN MORE