Treating non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) patients with radiation therapy as an additional treatment while they wait for their CAR T cells to be manufactured may reduce the risk of CAR T therapy side effects once it is administered.
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Blood pressure levels in hypertension patients was not improved when they were issued electronic pill bottles or took part in automated texting programs.
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A new $3 million grant to support a clinical trial evaluating a combination therapy to prevent triple-negative breast cancer from recurring, which will be led in the clinic by Angela DeMichele, MD, MSCE, the Alan and Jill Miller Professor in Breast...
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Kidneys from donors who were infected with the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) function just as well as uninfected kidneys throughout the first year following transplantation, according to a new Penn Medicine study.
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Penn Announces Completion of Exclusive R&D Alliance With Novartis and Development of New Focused Relationship
The University of Pennsylvania and Novartis have concluded their seven-year research and development alliance, which resulted in the world’s first approved gene therapy for cancer. They will continue to work together on a more narrow CAR T cell...
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From improving outcomes in children with brain cancer to lowering the risk of damage to the brainstem in children with central nervous system tumors, a pair of new studies published today add to the growing body of research showing the potential...
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A new Penn Medicine study, published in Nature, revealed, in mice, that CART T-cell therapy may now be harnessed to treat heart disease. Researchers used genetically modified T cells to target and remove activated fibroblasts that contribute to the...
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A clinical trial using a behaviorally designed gamification program found competition worked better than support or collaboration to increase daily step counts
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