Katie McCallum is a PhD candidate at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics program. While at the bench, her research is primarily focused on the basic biology governing host-microbial interactions. Katie's research interests extend far beyond the scope of medical microbiology. Her exposure to the enormity of collaborative effort and innovative research that exists in the Texas Medical Center has fostered her interest in science communication and science outreach.
A new study is utilizing personalized immunotherapy to target specific tumor-associated genomic changes in an effort to combat tumors formed during cutaneous melanoma. The dendritic cell vaccine is tailored to ... Read more
Over the last four years, a promising new class of cancer therapeutics has emerged in which an innovative method, coined immune checkpoint therapy, is exploited to seek and destroy tumors ... Read more