The tumour microenvironment is a specialised niche that can allow tumour cells to evade the immune system. These conditions are very difficult to recreate in vitro, however Axis Bio can offer a range of functional assays for testing immuno-oncology agents.
To investigate the ability of a compound to activate the immune system, Axis Bio can offer the following assays:
Modulation of differentiation and cytokine profile
Immune cell-mediated cancer cell killing