Matthew Tontonoz

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Widespread telencephalic neuronal replacement occurs throughout life in birds. We explored the potential relationship between thyroxine (T4) and cell turnover in the adult male zebra finch. We found that many cells in the zebra finch brain, including long-projection neurons in the high vocal center (HVC), stained positively with an antibody to thyroid(More)
With the recent FDA approvals of pembrolizumab and nivolumab, and a host of additional immunomodulatory agents entering clinical development each year, the field of cancer immunotherapy is changing rapidly. Strategies that can assist researchers in choosing the most promising drugs and drug combinations to move forward through clinical development are badly(More)
The inaugural International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference, cohosted by the Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), and the European Academy of Tumor Immunology (EATI), was held in New York City on September 16–19, 2015. The conference brought together nearly(More)
The 22nd annual Cancer Research Institute (CRI) International Immunotherapy Symposium was held from October 5-8, 2014, in New York City. Titled "Cancer Immunotherapy: Out of the Gate," the symposium began with a Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium satellite meeting focused on issues in immunotherapy drug development, followed by five speaker sessions and a(More)
The Hungarian-born physician and psychoanalyst Sandor Rado (1890-1972), who practiced for most of his career in the United States, played a central role in shaping American psychoanalysts' views toward homosexuality. Historians have pointed to Rado's rejection of Freud's notion of constitutional bisexuality as the key theoretical maneuver that both(More)
The 21st annual Cancer Research Institute (CRI) cancer immunotherapy symposium, entitled "Dynamics of Host-Tumor Interaction," was held in New York City from September 30 through October 2, 2013. The symposium comprised 27 presentations, organized into five sessions and exploring such topics as the role of chronic inflammation in creating a protumorigenic(More)
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