About The Author

Youssef Jounaidi is an instructor in Anaesthesia and researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research specializes in cancer biology. He has authored/co-authored 50+ publications and has over 1,000 citations.

A Novel Strategy To Enhance Immunotherapy By Interleukin 2 Tethered To Its Receptor

Interleukin-2 a cytokine secreted by T cells has stimulating effects on T cells and natural killer (NK) cells. Systemic IL2 administration could, therefore, enhance NK-mediated immunity in a variety of diseases ranging from neoplasms to viral infection. However, its use is restricted by its serious side effects that cause pulmonary edema and mimic sepsis. Although