Zhi-hua Ruan

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Identification of cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) epitopes from additional tumor antigens is essential for the development of specific immunotherapy of malignant tumors. CML28, a recently discovered cancer-testis (CT) antigen from chronic myelogenous leukemia, is considered to be a promising target of tumor-specific immunotherapy. Because HLA-A*0201 is one of(More)
In recent years, metabolism is talked highly important in cancer research, especially the lipid metabolism. Researchers believe that the de novo fatty acid synthesis plays an important role in tumor development, while many studies illustrated that Endocannabinoids have anti-tumorigenic actions, including anti-proliferation, apoptosis induction, and(More)
Central nervous system (CNS) brain metastasis of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients confers a worse quality of life and prognosis. The efficacy comparison of two first-generation epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors erlotinib or gefitinib as first-line treatment for CNS metastasis NSCLC patients with EGFR-sensitizing(More)
AIM To explore the morphologic and phenotypic changes of monocytess in response to the stimulation of IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha and IFN-alpha. METHODS Newly isolated monocytes from human PBMCs were treated with IFN-gamma, TNF-alpha or IFN-alpha. The phenotypic growth of monocytes with or without stimulation was observed by microscope. The surface expression of(More)
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