Researcher Saul Priceman brings CAR T clinical trials to patients with solid tumor cancers

September 18, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Saul Priceman, Ph.D., an assistant research professor with City of Hope’s T Cell Immunotherapy Laboratory, is focused on developing more CAR T clinical trials for patients battling solid tumor cancers like breast and prostate cancer.

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CIRM Awards City of Hope Researchers $3.7 million to Develop Glioblastoma Clinical Trial

September 28, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded City of Hope $3.7 million to develop a phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.

CIRM Grants Nearly $6M to Promising Sickle Cell Research

May 15, 2018 | Michael Easterling

City of Hope’s Joseph Rosenthal, M.D., and his team can advance their research into finding a cure for sickle cell disease, thanks to a $5.74 million award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

City of Hope Researcher Seeks New Cure for Hemophilia

February 21, 2018 | Katie Neith

Saswati Chatterjee, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Surgery and member of the Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope, thinks she may know a way to cure hemophilia A.

City of Hope's CEACAM Research Comes Full Circle with New CAR T Approach

February 9, 2018 | Jyoti Madhusoodanan

More than 50 years after its discovery, CEA remains one of the most widely used clinical markers of cancer. As the diverse roles of CEA and its family members, known as CEA-related cell adhesion molecules (CEACAMs), have grown clearer, researchers at City of Hope are working on a new wave of clinical tools and therapies.

New Postdoc Receives Grant to Support Work on Kaposi Sarcoma

January 23, 2018 | Katie Neith

A recent recruit to Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope has received a three-year grant from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to support his work on a vaccine for Kaposi sarcoma.

Larry Kwak Leads Impressive Slate of Grant Awardees

January 9, 2018 | Letisia Marquez

Larry Kwak, M.D., Ph.D., received a grant to support his work with mantle cell lymphoma from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting blood cancer.

American Cancer Society Honors Two City of Hope Researchers

January 4, 2018 | Samantha Bonar

City of Hope’s Sunita Patel, Ph.D., and Mei Kong, Ph.D., were recently honored by the American Cancer Society with their Giants of Science Hope award at the Society’s annual gala.

CIRM Awards $12.8 Million for Brain Cancer Research

October 16, 2017 | Michael Easterling

Christine Brown, Ph.D., and Behnam Badie, M.D., have received a $12.8 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to fund their work using CAR T cells to combat brain cancer.