Research Forum on Immunotherapy

The WISH Realizing The Promise Of Immunotherapy: A Global Plan For Action report outlines the significant developments that have been made in the field after decades of research against infectious diseases, life-limiting genetic disorders and previously incurable cancers.  The report highlights the challenges that have prevented the full potential of immunotherapy from being realized, while identifying the key pillars to maximize the benefits of immunotherapy and help improve the health and wellbeing of citizens all across the globe.

Live session details

16 Nov
3:00 pm
4:15 pm

Forum Panel – 75mn

Immunotherapy – treatments that harness the power of the immune system to fight disease – is arguably the most exciting and dynamic field in biopharmaceuticals today. After decades of research and investment, immunotherapy has reached a point of exceptional opportunity, poised to revolutionize treatment of an array of conditions that affect millions of people worldwide.

The Immunotherapy forum panel will discuss these developments, while addressing key challenges such as high costs, infrastructure burdens and limited funding for fundamental research.

View the WISH 2020 agenda

Forum chair

Prof. Gillian Griffiths

Professor of Immunology and Cell Biology, FMedSci, FRS

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research


Dr. Claire Booth; Prof. Rachel Elliott; Dr. Jackson Orem; Prof. Taofeek Owonikoko; Prof. Vasso Apostolopoulos; Prof. Dario Campana; Prof. K. R. Alex Knuth; Prof. Bobby Gaspar; Dr. Margaret Hamburg.

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