Lloyd J. Old, Champion of Using Cells to Fight Cancer, Dies at 78

By Memorial Sloan Kettering

on Sunday, December 4, 2011

Pictured: Lloyd J. Old
Summary

Memorial Sloan Kettering notes with sadness the death of Lloyd J. Old, who was internationally recognized as one of the founders and standard bearers of the field of tumor immunology.

Memorial Sloan Kettering notes with sadness the death of Lloyd J. Old, who was internationally recognized as one of the founders and standard bearers of the field of tumor immunology. His research enabled the design and development of tumor-specific vaccines and targeted antibodies. The mentor to hundreds of young researchers, he had been at the institution since 1958.

Read more about his life and legacy.

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I believe that building up the T-cells to build the immune system to fight desease..being safe,and effective!! is long overdue..Sanford

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