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Emerging Therapeutics

Section edited by Gennaro Ciliberto

© Parilov / stock.adobe.comThe Emerging Therapeutics section is dedicated to the wave of emerging therapeutics arising from the intense research efforts and therapeutic breakthroughs based on recent scientific and technological developments. 

The section is interested in original papers, reviews and perspectives on the advancements in the field, including genetic vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, CAR-Ts, gene therapy with viral vectors, clinical applications of CRISPR/CAS9 gene editing, microbiota-modulating approaches, ‘omics approaches, emerging therapeutics from the development of new technologies for drug development, and discovery of new intervention targets and the possibility for new drug combinations.

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  1. Young patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) exhibit poor prognoses compared to older patients due to the difficulty in early diagnosis and treatment. However, the underlying molecular characteristics are still...

    Authors: Tae Won Kim, Hye Kyung Hong, Chung Lee, Sunmin Kim, Woo Yong Lee, Seong Hyeon Yun, Hee Cheol Kim, Jung Wook Huh, Yoon Ah Park, Je-Gun Joung, Woong-Yang Park and Yong Beom Cho
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:446
  2. The lectin galactoside-binding soluble 3 binding protein (LGALS3BP) is a secreted, hyperglycosylated protein expressed by the majority of human cells. It was first identified as cancer and metastasis associate...

    Authors: Emily Capone, Stefano Iacobelli and Gianluca Sala
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:405
  3. Poorly cohesive (PC) is a unique histologic subtype of gastric cancer (GC), with an increasing incidence in recent years. However, the molecular characteristics and therapeutic targets of PC GC are not yet wel...

    Authors: Yue Wang, Tao Shi, Xuan Wang, Jinwei Hu, Lixia Yu, Qin Liu, Nandie Wu, Baorui Liu and Jia Wei
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:401
  4. Recent studies have showed that IKBKE is overexpressed in several kinds of cancers and that IKBKE-knockdown inhibits tumor progression. In this article, we first verified that two glioblastoma cell lines, U87-...

    Authors: Xin Wang, Jie Lu, Jing Li, Yang Liu, Gaochao Guo and Qiang Huang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:396
  5. Lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) is a common subtype of lung cancer with high recurrence rate and fatality. Circ_0001361 has been recognized as key regulators in various malignancies, but its roles in LUAD remain am...

    Authors: Hong-Yu Shen, Liu-Xi Shi, Lin Wang, Le-Ping Fang, Wei Xu, Ju-Qing Xu, Bo-Qiang Fan and Wei-Fei Fan
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:389

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:476

  6. Pancreatic cancer is one of the most serious digestive malignancies. At present, there is an extreme lack of effective strategies in clinical treatment. The purpose of this study is to identify key genes and p...

    Authors: Yueqin Feng, Yuguan Jiang and Fengjin Hao
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:373
  7. As an important part of tumor immunotherapy for adjunct, therapeutic tumor vaccines have been effective against multiple solid cancers, while their efficacy against lower grade glioma (LGG) remains undefined. ...

    Authors: Liguo Ye, Long Wang, Ji’an Yang, Ping Hu, Chunyu Zhang, Shi’ao Tong, Zhennan Liu and Daofeng Tian
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:352
  8. DNA damage response plays critical roles in tumor pathogenesis and radiotherapy resistance. Protein phosphorylation is a critical mechanism in regulation of DNA damage response; however, the key mediators for ...

    Authors: Jia Liu, Jingyi Li, Zhao Sun, Yangmiao Duan, Fengqin Wang, Guangwei Wei and Jing-Hua Yang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:339
  9. In recent years, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) have attracted much attention because of its regulatory role in occurrence and progression of tumors, including triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). LncRNA PITP...

    Authors: Bolong Liu, Pingbo Yao, Feng Xiao, Jianjin Guo, Lianghui Wu and Yong Yang
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:333
  10. Reversible enzymatic methylation of mammalian mRNA is widespread and serves crucial regulatory functions, but little is known to what degree chemical alkylators mediate overlapping modifications and whether ce...

    Authors: Kristian Lied Wollen, Lars Hagen, Cathrine B. Vågbø, Renana Rabe, Tobias S. Iveland, Per Arne Aas, Animesh Sharma, Bjørnar Sporsheim, Hilde O. Erlandsen, Vuk Palibrk, Magnar Bjørås, Davi M. Fonseca, Nima Mosammaparast and Geir Slupphaug
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:287
  11. Improved understanding of tumor immunology has enabled the development of therapies that harness the immune system and prevent immune escape. Numerous clinical trials and real-world experience has provided evi...

    Authors: Paolo A. Ascierto, Carlo Bifulco, Fortunato Ciardiello, Sandra Demaria, Leisha A. Emens, Robert Ferris, Silvia C. Formenti, Jerome Galon, Samir N. Khleif, Tomas Kirchhoff, Jennifer McQuade, Kunle Odunsi, Akash Patnaik, Chrystal M. Paulos, Janis M. Taube, John Timmerman…
    Citation: Journal of Translational Medicine 2021 19:238