Tvardi is pleased to announce that Jim Allison, Scientific Advisory Board Member of the company, has just won the Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded Monday morning, October 1, 2018, to cancer researchers James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo whose studies led to the development of drugs that unleash the human immune system against the deadly disease.
Co-Founder of Tvardi, Ron DePinho shared, “Jim has been good friend and colleague for decades. I am so happy he won the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking work in immune therapy. His science and passion has saved and will continue to save many lives.”