April 24, 2019 | Michael Easterling and Samantha Bonar
City of Hope’s bone marrow transplant program recently performed the procedure on its 15,000th patient, a remarkable milestone considering that the initiative started with just two physicians, three beds and guarded expectations in 1976.
Researchers detail new findings at 2019 AACR meeting
March 28, 2019 | Zen Vuong
City of Hope will showcase ongoing studies and data on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy, immunotherapy against solid tumors and more at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting from March 29 through April 3 in Atlanta.
Patient diversity not reflected by cell lines used for research, study shows
March 13, 2019 | Zen Vuong
City of Hope scientist, Rick Kittles, Ph.D., and his colleagues found that some commercial cell lines used for countless laboratory studies have mislabeled ancestry when it comes to minorities.
Rick Kittles, Ph.D.: On a Mission to Eliminate Health Inequities
February 28, 2018 | Samantha Bonar
For City of Hope's Rick Kittles, Ph.D., exploring genes and environments to understand health disparities among different populations isn’t just a scientific pursuit — it is a passion driven by social justice concerns.
Rick Kittles, Expert in Health Disparities, Joins City of Hope
June 23, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Rick Kittles, Ph.D., has joined City of Hope as professor and founding director of the Division of Health Equities within the Department of Population Sciences. Kittles’ research focuses on understanding the complex issues surrounding race, genetic ancestry and disease, particularly health disparities among different ethnicities.