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.
Check out the most exciting research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia this week. From leading a group of international researchers who identified a new syndrome to working on a prestigious panel that will give guidance about ways to advance treatments for children with cancer, CHOP researchers are putting pediatric research in motion.
Cancer genetics and collaboration were big themes in this week’s news featuring research at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Check out our weekly summary of some of the developments this first week of February.