Dr. Julie Nielsen
Research Associate, Deeley Research Centre, BC Cancer Agency Vancouver Island Centre

Blog Posts by Dr. Julie Nielsen

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Dr. Julie Nielsen: Developing T Cell-Based Therapies

Hello, I’m Dr. Julie Nielsen and I am happy to share an inside look at my work in immunotherapy on the BC Cancer Foundation blog. I started working at the Deeley Research Centre (DRC) in October 2007. I had previously conducted research in cancer and medical genetics and joined the DRC because I wanted to help develop innovative strategies for treating cancer. The power and specificity of the immune system makes immunotherapy a very promising approach. The conversations I have with patients motivate me in my daily work – I am currently developing T cell-based therapies for cancer,...