CD8+ cell

T cells (orange) engage with cancer cells (blue). Halle Borowski, an artist and senior at the College of William and Mary, worked with Drs. Mary Philip and Jess Roetman to create this oil painting, inspired by their research, as part of the Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, and Inflammation (VI4) Artist-in-Residence program (

Tumor antigens key to improving cancer immunotherapy: study

Vanderbilt researchers are working to better design immune therapies that attack tumors without also attacking healthy normal tissue in patients.