Cynthia Turner named recipient of 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

October 01, 2019
Cynthia Turner named recipient of 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Cynthia Turner | Photograph by Joseph Victor Stefanchik Cynthia Turner received the highest honor from the Association of Medical Illustrators when she was named the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award acknowledges “ her extraordinary lifelong contr...
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T Cell Activation and Tumor Attack

September 15, 2019
Tumor cells produce antigens which are captured by antigen presenting cells (APCs). The APCs that activate T-Cells are usually dendritic cells because T-Cells cannot recognize or respond to free or soluble antigens but they can recognize and respond to antigens that have been processed and presented by APC dendritic cells. Once T cells undergo acti...
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Flora: Gastric Microbiota

August 01, 2019
Flora is one of a series of images distributed via a self-promotional marketing program to prospective clients to promote the artist’s creativity, artistry and storytelling. The illustration is a fantasy dramatization of the flowering of gastrointestinal microbiota fertilized by the churning gastric environment. The flowering is depicted by petals...
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Cancer Assassin, Killer T Cell Attacks Cancer Cell

July 29, 2019
Cancer Assassin is one of a series of images distributed via a self-promotional marketing program to prospective clients to promote the artist’s creativity, artistry and storytelling. The illustration is a dramatization a Cytotoxic Killer T Cell inducing a cancer cell to undergo programmed cell death known as apoptosis. These Killer T Cells are pa...
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Bispecific Monoclonal Antibody

December 20, 2015
A bispecific monoclonal antibody is an artificial protein that is composed of fragments of two different monoclonal antibodies so it can bind to two different types of antigens. In cancer immunotherapy the bispecific monoclonal antibody is engineered to simultaneously bind to a cytotoxic cell and to a targeted tumor cell identified to be destroyed.
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