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Recent News

Lili Yang lab’s off-the-shelf cell therapy technology licensed by biotech startup Appia Bio. Read more HERE.

Lab of Lili Yang receives CIRM TRAN1 award which will support the development of an off-the-shelf CAR-iNKT cell therapy for multiple myeloma. Details HERE.

Timothy O’Sullivan awarded the 2021 Life Sciences Excellence in Research Award. Details HERE.

Benjamin Bonavida awarded the 2020 – 2021 Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. Details HERE.

Upcoming Events

UCLA & Kyoto University online seminar series: “PET imaging, Metabolism,
Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy”

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
5:00 – 6:30pm

Registration: https://www.qnmc.icems.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

Selected Publications

Yang lab publishes two papers back-in-back on Science Immunology and Nature Communications, reporting the identification of a new immune checkpoint and the repurposing of an old antidepressant for cancer immunotherapy. More information HERE and HERE.

MIMG faculty members Amanda Freise and Jordan Moberg-Parker co-author research article about microbiome analysis in the undergraduate classroom. Click HERE to read.

Dr. Otto Yang interviewed for Scientific American article regarding Covid-19 testing. Click HERE to read.