March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
Cheryl’s Story: CAR T Patient and Pioneer
April 30, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
Cheryl Wiers knew her cancer diagnosis happened for a reason, and for her, that reason could be her participation in a clinical trial using what is arguably the most promising cancer treatment — CAR T cell therapy.
First FDA-approved CAR T Therapy for Some Types of ALL to Be Offered at City of Hope
April 13, 2018 | Letisia Marquez
City of Hope recently announced that it is a certified treatment center to administer tisagenlecleucel CAR T cell therapy – the first CAR T cell therapy approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration – to patients.
Six Lessons from Behind the Scenes at City of Hope’s CAR T Cell Program
April 2, 2018 | Wayne Lewis
Often unrecognized are the countless folks who work in the spaces between the lab and the clinic — people responsible for doing everything from manufacturing CAR T cells to gaining federal approval for new trials.
With New CAR T Approach, City of Hope CEACAM Research Comes Full Circle
February 9, 2018 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan
CEA remains one of the most widely used clinical markers of cancer. As the diverse roles of CEA and CEACAMs, have grown clearer, researchers at City of Hope are working on a new wave of clinical tools and therapies.
Meet Our CAR T Team: Christine Brown, Ph.D.
January 26, 2018 | Abe Rosenberg
Christine Brown, Ph.D., co-leads the T Cell Therapeutics Research Laboratory, along with Stephen J. Forman, M.D., which to date has treated more than 100 patients in seven clinical trials, with aggressive goals of opening four new clinical studies within the year.
City of Hope Physicians Announce New CAR T Breakthroughs at Annual ASH Meeting
December 14, 2017 | Letisia Marquez
New blood cancer breakthroughs – including several involving CAR T cell therapy – were announced by City of Hope physicians at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting in Atlanta.
MEET OUR DOCTORS: Behnam Badie on why ‘being a neurosurgeon is not enough’
November 2, 2017 | Denise Heady
Driven in part by the plight of his patients and his father, chief of neurosurgery Behnam Badie, M.D., spends nearly as much time in the laboratory as he does in the operating room. He wants to help not just today's patients, but tomorrow's.