An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Larry Kwak
Leading City of Hope hematologists appointed to new positions
June 21, 2019 | by Letisia Marquez
Two breakthrough technologies — stem cell transplants and CAR T cell therapy — can work together to help more leukemia patients than ever before, including many who have exhausted all other options.
Faculty
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Core connection: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Core
June 20, 2019 | by Katie Neith
High-resolution nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy can characterize the structure, dynamics, reaction state and chemical environment of biomolecules.
Innovation
Steven Rosen
Steven Rosen inducted into the Association of American Physicians
June 19, 2019 | by Michael Easterling
Provost and Chief Scientific Officer Steven T. Rosen, M.D., the Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director’s Distinguished Chair, has been inducted as a member of the Association of American Physicians (AAP). Membership to the AAP is bestowed upon those physicians who indicate a "pre-eminence and the highest caliber of physician-led science accomplishments and scientific leadership."
Awards
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Immunotherapy combo could tackle advanced cancers
June 18, 2019 | by Zen Vuong
City of Hope physician-scientists recently opened two clinical trials to investigate a combination of cytokines and immunotherapy that may be able to transform nearly impossible-to-treat cancer into a disease that can be corralled into remission.
Clinical Trials/Studies
Jianjun Chen
Scientist honored for 'digging into the DNA of cancer'
June 17, 2019 | by City of Hope
Dr. Jianjun Chen was recently named the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Chair in Systems Biology. Chen was recognized with the endowment for his leading-edge cancer research that is founded in personalized, gene-based medicine.
Awards
Maria Mercedes Chang Villacreces
Study: A1c test misses most cases
June 13, 2019 | by City of Hope
The hemoglobin A1c blood test is widely used to diagnose type 1 and type 2 diabetes but it is actually unable to detect the disease in most patients, according to a new study presented March 23 at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting.
Clinical Trials/Studies