CAR T-cell therapy tops this week's research roundup, with news about the experimental immunotherapy designed to re-engineer a patient's cells to fight cancer making late-breaking and captivating headlines across the nation.
"Bold" is perhaps the best word to describe this week's roundup of Research Institute news, as Children's Hospital of Philadelphia nurses and investigators alike made headlines for their experimental work in pediatric CAR T-cell therapy: a cancer-fighting immunotherapy treatment that aims to re-engineer a patient's own T cells to detect and destroy tumor cells.
Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia touches all aspects of our lives - including our favorite furry friends - as this week's news roundup shows. Find out why a pediatric critical care expert thinks it's valuable for pet owners, even those who aren't parents, to know about pediatric cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Learn about special considerations for summertime concussions.