Cancer Vaccines: Early Beginnings

  • | May 25 2017 |

At the ACGT anniversary gala in April, Robert Vonderheide, MD, DPhil, the Hanna Wise Professor in Cancer Research and newly appointed Director of the Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, briefed the audience on the progress of his research using immunotherapy for pancreatic cancer and other solid tumors. ACGT […]

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CRISPR the Next Frontier in Gene Therapy Cancer Research

  • | Sep 06 2016 |

In our last blog, we described the progress and promise of CAR-T, an immunotherapy that has been particularly successful with leukemia and lymphoma. As a companion to CAR-T, and all forms of cell and gene therapies, CRISPR is the talk of the scientific town these days and is the next frontier in genetic medicine. CRISPR. […]

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Witness to Cancer Research Progress

  • | Jul 27 2016 |

We recently participated in a webinar sponsored by FasterCures featuring highlights of the Cancer Moonshot Summit in Washington, D.C. You may recall the Moonshot is the initiative announced at President Obama’s State of the Union Address in January, and led by Vice-President Biden, to accelerate cancer research in order to improve the ability to prevent […]

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