Argos Therapeutics, Inc.'s Scientific Founder Ralph Steinman, M.D., Receives Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Argos Therapeutics today announced that Ralph Steinman, M.D., a scientific founder of the Company, has received the 2007 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research for his discovery of dendritic cells. Dendritic cells are a key element of the immune system, responsible for initiating and stimulating the body’s immune response to foreign antigens, and are also the basis for Argos’ personalized immunotherapy technology, called Arcelis, for infectious disease and cancer.

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