Press Releases

Scientist uses ‘mini brains’ to model how to prevent the development of abnormally small heads

March 30, 2020

City of Hope’s Yanhong Shi is using lab-grown brain organoids to understand how cytomegalovirus causes unborn babies to develop microcephaly.

City of Hope scientists identify first invasive case of rare mold in a cancer patient

March 12, 2020

City of Hope scientists have found a toxic fungus previously thought to not be infectious in the sinus tissues of a man with refractory acute lymphocytic leukemia.

City of Hope creates innovative platform for landmark study, opening data to more people

March 5, 2020

The secure data commons is an example of how City of Hope is an early adopter of innovative approaches that accelerate biomedical research to help people everywhere live healthy lives.

From scorpion to immunotherapy: City of Hope scientists repurpose nature’s toxin for first-of-its kind CAR T cell therapy to treat brain tumors

March 4, 2020

The research published today, and scorpion venom will also be key component of CAR T cell therapy for glioblastoma in newly opened City of Hope clinical trial.

One’s internal clock could be targeted to prevent or slow the progression of breast cancer

February 13, 2020

Using cell and mouse models, City of Hope scientists identified a defective part of the circadian rhythm gene that may result in accelerated breast cancer progression in obese, prediabetic people.

City of Hope’s Triplex vaccine reduces rate of CMV complications in transplant recipients by 50 percent and spurs immunity against the virus

February 10, 2020

Results from a phase 2 randomized trial study published in Annals of Internal Medicine found reduced CMV complications ins transplant recipients.

amika team to be honored with City of Hope’s prestigious Spirit of Life® Award

January 29, 2020

City of Hope will honor the amika team with its 2020 Spirit of Life® Award. City of Hope’s National Beauty Industry Group will present the award to co-CEOs Nir Kadosh and Shay Kadosh, both of whom will accept the award along with Brand President Chelsea Riggs and Creative Director Vita Raykhman.

City of Hope opens its first Orange County location, ushering in new era of cancer care

January 21, 2020

City of Hope, a world-renowned research and treatment center for cancer, fulfills its promise of speeding lifesaving treatments to Orange County with the opening of its Newport Beach, California, site on Jan. 27.

Aspirin appears to curb colorectal cancer recurrence and tumor growth, study finds

January 6, 2020

The benefits of a daily aspirin may extend beyond heart health to colorectal cancer treatment.

Nine patients given another chance at life will ride City of Hope’s 2020 Rose Parade® float

December 16, 2019

Nine patients will ride City of Hope’s eponymous float at the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda on New Year’s Day. These survivors demonstrate how “The Power of Hope” and leading-edge treatment at a biomedical research institution gave them the gift of time.