ARTICLE | Targets & Mechanisms

PureTech’s lymphatic leap

How lymphatics discoveries could yield new opportunities for PureTech

March 22, 2018 9:36 PM UTC

PureTech Health plc is launching a new branch of inquiry into the lymphatic system following discoveries that the network extends into the brain and could be used to deliver immunotherapies directly to tissues.

While research into the links between the immune system, brain and gut has been growing, the lymphatic system -- a network of vessels and lymph nodes through which immune cells travel and encounter antigens -- has remained relatively unexplored. ...