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Breakthroughs on the Road Toward a CMV Vaccine
January 20, 2017

A team from City of Hope is working on a vaccine for congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV), symptoms of which can range from hearing and vision loss to intellectual disability to small head size to frequent seizures. More than half of adults over the age of 40 are infected with the virus.

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Cancer and Diabetes: More Connections Than You Think
January 18, 2017

Many people struggle with both diabetes and cancer at the same time — none of this is random or coincidental. Rather, it's clear that, from biology to risk factors to treatment options, cancer and diabetes are intimately related in many ways.

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New Goal for Type 1 Diabetes Cure
January 16, 2017

A cure for Type 1 diabetes (T1D) in six years is the new goal of City of Hope’s Diabetes and Metabolism Research Institute. With more than $50 million in private funding, the institute will be able to lead an innovative research effort that seeks to find a cure for T1D.

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The Future of Diabetes: A Focus on Personalized Care
January 16, 2017

Diabetes affects over 422 million people worldwide according to the World Health Organization, but no two patients are alike. So in 2017 and beyond, treatments will increasingly make use of precision medicine to personalize treatment options. At City of Hope, researchers are combining the forces of a transformative gift with new resources to speed these treatments to patients.

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The Future of Diabetes Research and Treatment
January 16, 2017

At City of Hope, scientists are using a transformative gift to speed type 1 diabetes therapies to patients.