More than a century ago, the American surgeon William Coley noticed a correlation between cancer remissions and postoperative infections: some patients who had battled an infection also experienced a regression of their cancer.
David A. Zaharoff
David A. Zaharoff is an associate professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University. He is also a member of the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center. His laboratory develops biomaterials-based delivery systems and novel cancer immunotherapeutics.