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I participate and speak year-round at many scientific events around the globe—now virtually, of course. I also advocate for collaboration among scientists, government, and nonprofit organizations to deliver effective healthcare solutions—particularly for underserved populations. I also enjoy sitting down with the hosts of interesting programs to discuss my work and my advocacy. On this page you’ll find examples.

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Thank you, Jim Allison

Thanks to Jim, immune checkpoint therapy has transformed not only our institution but the entire cancer field, providing a revolutionary …

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How precision medicine can help cancer patients

Last year, the FDA issued a landmark approval for the immune therapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for the treatment of adult …

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James Allison receives phone call from former VP Joe Biden

Nobel Prize in Medicine winner James Allison received a phone call from former VP Joe Biden congratulating him on winning …

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Houston scientist Jim Allison wins Nobel

The Houston scientist whose pioneering research has revolutionized cancer treatment was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Monday. Dr. …

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Immunotherapy could be the “fourth pillar” of cancer treatments

Jim Allison, today’s winner of the first Nobel prize for cancer therapy along with Kyoto University’s Tasuku Honjo, says he …

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Jim Allison Wins Nobel Prize

Jim Allison has been a good friend and colleague for decades. I am so happy he won the Nobel Prize …

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