Newsroom

Learn more about the latest research, findings and news from and about the City of Hope Alpha Stem Cell Clinic.
 

City of Hope Publications


News Image

City of Hope’s John Zaia, M.D., will lead the development of the phase 1 clinical trial for glioblastoma patients, which would genetically alter blood stem cells to better tolerate chemotherapy.

Hybrid Nurse Alpha Clinic | City of Hope

According to a new paper in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, the authors identify the role of a nurse qualified in both patient care and research protocols, the so-called “hybrid nurse” — a homegrown City of Hope innovation — as an important component of their success in the development of the Alpha Clinic.


Dan Rojas

Dan Rojas, 31, who has been living with HIV since 2011, is one of a handful of brave patients participating in a groundbreaking study at City of Hope that seeks a cure for AIDS.


christina joseph 256

When Christina Joseph, B.S.N., R.N., was in nursing school, a close teacher and mentor was diagnosed with cancer. “I took that as a sign,” said the Southern California native. “So I went into oncology nursing.”


John Zaia - 256x256

Patients who have benefited from stem cell therapies funded by CIRM were the focus of the second symposium of the Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Network.


CIRM Annual Symposium of the Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Network

The stories of patients who have benefited from stem cell therapies funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) were the focus of the second symposium of the institute’s Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Network.


News Image

Linda Malkas, Ph.D., who holds the M.T. & B.A. Ahmadinia Professorship in Molecular Oncology, has been appointed to the governing board of CIRM, the state’s stem cell agency.

News Image

The stories of patients who have benefited from stem cell therapies funded by CIRM will be highlighted at the second symposium of the institute’s Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Network at City of Hope.

News Image

City of Hope case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported treatment with reengineered CAR T cells dramatically improved quality of life for patient with recurrent glioblastoma.

News Image

A brain tumor patient is the first to be treated by City of Hope’s Alpha Clinic for Cell Therapy and Innovation, part of the state’s Alpha Clinics network, created to speed the development and delivery of stem cell therapies to patients who desperately need them.

News Image

Now, as City of Hope officially opens the Alpha Clinic for Cell Therapy and Innovation, patients battling cancer and other life-threatening diseases have another option: stem cell-based therapy.

News Image

Grant will enable scientists to adapt current cell culture techniques to a more scalable and controllable system that reflects GMP. Innovative platform will allow larger scale production and storage of stem cells.

News Image

Physicians and scientists at the Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplantation Institute are using T cell therapy against blood cancers and other diseases.

News Image

Identifying cures for currently incurable diseases and providing patients safe, fast, and potentially life-saving treatments is the focus of City of Hope’s new Alpha Clinic for Cell Therapy and Innovation (ACT-I).

 
 
 

External Publications

 
 

Video

Symposium of the CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinics Network