Tag Archive: chimeric antigen receptor

Aug 31 2017

A Moment to Remember: First-of-its-Kind Cancer Treatment Approved by FDA

It was a pivotal moment that has turned into a new era for cancer immunotherapy. On April 17, 2012, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia researchers for the first time treated a pediatric patient with a cellular therapy that used her own reprogrammed immune cells, called T cells, to attack her aggressive form of blood cancer.

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Jan 27 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Infant Monitors, Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome, CAR T-cell Therapy, Seed Grants, Mitochondrial Research

CHOP Research In the NewsSuper Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, and our biweekly installment of In the News is the perfect playing field for us to showcase the wide range of research projects that Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia experts tackle. Huddle up!

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May 8 2015

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Funds Support Rapid Discovery of New Therapies

Cookies for Kids' CancerCookies for Kids’ Cancer, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to pediatric cancer research, uses the proceeds from its cookie sales and other fundraising events to provide grants to support the work of scientists at five of the nation’s leading pediatric cancer centers.

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