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Houston Methodist Receives Nearly $4 Million to Create a Personalized Breast Cancer Vaccine

HOUSTON-(Oct. 11, 2016)-Scientists at Houston Methodist received support from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to reprogram immune cells to attack triple negative breast cancer, the most lethal form of the disease. The DoD awarded Rongfu Wang, Ph.D., director of the Center for Inflammation & Epigenetics at Houston Methodist Research Institute, $3 million to create a personalized vaccine that retrains cancer patients' immune systems to safely target and eliminate breast tumors and spare normal tissue.
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