In this video, Wyss Core Faculty member David Mooney presents a talk with Mary Mooney titled Seeing Is Believing: Therapeutic Cancer Vaccines as part of the ArtScience Talks @ Le Lab lecture series at Le Laboratoire, Cambridge.
Marshaling a patient’s immune system to recognize and destroy cancerous cells is an exciting strategy to attack cancer, and this talk explores materials that engage the immune system through science and artistic representation. Mary K. Mooney is a Massachusetts artist who spent many years working as a designer in the apparel industry. David Mooney is the Pinkas Family Professor of Bioengineering in the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and a Core Faculty member at the Wyss Institute. His laboratory designs biomaterials to make cell and protein therapies effective and practical approaches to treat disease.