First FDA-approved CAR T Cell Therapy for Lymphoma to Be Available at City of Hope

October 18, 2017 | City of Hope

City of Hope will be the one of the first authorized centers in the nation to provide axicabtagene ciloleucel, which the U.S. FDA announced today is the first approved CAR T therapy for adult patients for some types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma

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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.

Brain Cancer Research Supported by New Ivy Foundation Grant

September 22, 2017 | Katie Neith

The Ivy Foundation aims to cure brain cancer by funding innovative research that will improve diagnostics and treatment options. It recently awarded sizable grants to City of Hope researchers.

$10 Million from NIH Supports Critical Diabetes Research

September 22, 2017 | Katie Neith

Since 2002, City of Hope has been the coordinating center to support the Integrated Islet Distribution Program that provides for the distribution of human islets for biomedical research to diabetes researchers worldwide.

Two Physicians Earn Grants from Breast Cancer Research Foundation

September 19, 2017 | Katie Neith

Two City of Hope physicians have received yearlong grants from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, an organization that works to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research.

Hyundai Young Investigator Grant goes to Leo Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

September 15, 2017 | Denise Heady

To help further City of Hope’s research in CAR T therapy, Leo Wang, M.D., Ph.D., a dual-trained pediatric oncologist and scientist, was awarded with a Hyundai Young Investigator Grant funded by the Hyundai Hope On Wheels program.

Diabetes Researchers receive Helmsley grant

August 17, 2017 | Katie Neith

City of Hope scientists in the Beckman Research Institute have received over $300,000 from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to support scientific collaborations to fight type 1 diabetes.

California Stem Cell Agency Awards $4 million to Two City of Hope Scientists

July 14, 2017 | Katie Neith

Two City of Hope research programs are among 13 projects to recently receive funding from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine’s Discovery Quest Awards Program.

IACA Honors Ravi Salgia at ASCO 2017

June 2, 2017 | Letisia Marquez

City of Hope’s Ravi Salgia, M.D., Ph.D., whose accomplishments as a medical oncologist and researcher have helped shape modern cancer medicine, was celebrated at ASCO by the Indo-American Cancer Association (IACA) for his contributions to the field.