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Coffee meeting in Singapore inspires novel way to kill cancer

Dr Connolly and his team at the Tessa and Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) co-lab in Singapore. The safety profile of Tessa's virus-specific T cells is one of its "key qualities".

"While we are still in clinical trials for these treatments, based on the results we have seen so far, we are very excited by their potential to treat cancer," said Dr Toh.

Hong Kong

A MEETING between an immunologist and an oncologist in a Singapore cafe seven years ago may go down as one pivotal moment in the war on cancer.

Over a coffee that turned into lunch, immunologist John Connolly and oncologist Toh Han Chong spent hours discussing ways to...

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