Immunotherapy researchers are applying new insights into how the immune system works to unleash its power on cancer and fight autoimmune diseases like diabetes, MS and rheumatoid arthritis. Private investors, VCs, and pharmaceutical companies are investing hundreds of millions of dollars into groundbreaking immunotherapies, and clinicians are scrambling to identify and test the most promising treatments.
Biopharma companies like Merck, Novartis, Roche and BMS are all-in. With high barriers to entry, are startups able to compete? What strategies are companies taking to be the first to market? Will cancer, allergies, and autoimmune disease someday be a thing of the past?