Press Releases

City of Hope physicians present innovative cancer research at ASCO20 Virtual Session

May 30, 2020

Research includes a potential new drug for colorectal cancer, as well as new studies on geriatric oncology and supportive care medicine.

City of Hope physicians/scientists lead multiple, innovative COVID-19 research projects

May 21, 2020

As City of Hope’s research on finding better treatments for cancer and diabetes continues during the COVID-19 pandemic, the institution’s renowned physician-scientists and basic scientists are also using their expertise to attack the deadly virus on multiple research fronts.

Scientist may have found the first screening test for detecting lymph node metastasis in pancreatic cancer patients

May 18, 2020

A City of Hope molecular researcher has identified a biomarker panel that appears to reveal when pancreatic cancer has spread to lymph nodes, indicating chemotherapy should precede surgery.

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.