MD Anderson’s Jim Allison named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people

MD Anderson’s Jim Allison named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people

Dr. James P. Allison in his laboratory

Inventor of immune checkpoint blockade for cancer makes prestigious annual list HOUSTON — The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Chair of Immunology Jim Allison, Ph.D., whose pivotal insight to attack cancer by treating the immune system instead of the tumor revived cancer immunotherapy, has been named to the 2017 TIME 100. His approach launched a completely new way to treat these diseases, improving patient outcomes and transforming the course of cancer research. The […]