Tag Archive: immune therapy

Sep 17 2015

Teaching the Immune System to Have Long-term Memory for Leukemia

A CHOP cancer patient adding her colorful symbols of hope to a white car that is covered with children’s handprints from all over the country.Your immune system is designed to protect against foreign invaders such as infections, but you may not realize that it also destroys abnormal cells that your body produces.

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Mar 28 2014

CHOP Business, Research Innovations Honored at PA Bio Dinner

researchAt the recent 2014 Pennsylvania Bio Annual Dinner & Awards Celebration, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s reputation as an international leader in pediatric medicine was further cemented, as the Hospital was honored with two awards celebrating its business and research innovations.

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Sep 10 2013

Groundbreaking Immune Therapy Featured on 60 Minutes Australia

immune therapyThe groundbreaking immune therapy work being done by The Children’s of Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephen M. Grupp, MD, PhD, was recently highlighted on Australia’s 60 Minutes.

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Jul 18 2013

CHOP Immune Therapy Trial Highlighted by Association of American Medical Colleges

Immune TherapyOn its research advocacy blog Research Means Hope, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently highlighted an innovative immune therapy trial led by researchers from CHOP and Penn that led to the dramatic recovery of one young patient.

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Mar 7 2013

CHOP Researcher’s Innovative Immune Therapy Featured on The Doctors

immune therapyThe innovative work being done by CHOP’s Stephen Grupp, MD, was recently featured on the CBS show The Doctors. Dr. Grupp, the Center for Childhood Cancer Research’s director of translational research, discussed his trial using immune therapy to treat an aggressive form of childhood leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

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