Monoclonal antibodies: the invisible allies that changed the face of medicine

They are tiny magic bullets that are quietly shaping the lives of millions of patients around the world. Monoclonal antibodies are contained in six out of ten of the world’s bestselling drugs, helping to treat everything from cancer to heart disease to asthma. The technique for producing them was first published 40 years ago by César Milstein and Georges Köhler, at the LMB. More…