Items Tagged ‘innovation’

CAR T-cell therapy: A revolutionary new cancer treatment

October 7, 2019

CAR T-cell therapy: A revolutionary new cancer treatment

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Researchers have developed a breakthrough in cancer treatment known as chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy. This promising form of immunotherapy attacks cancerous cells in the body. In 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first CAR T-cell treatments for patients with specific types of leukemia and lymphoma. What is CAR T-cell […]

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Tags: cancer, CAR T cell therapy, chimeric antigen receptor, clinical trials, immunotherapy, innovation, research, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center


Gaining Skill Set to Innovate

September 5, 2019

Gaining Skill Set to Innovate

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“My research has been on wearable robotics for rehabilitation or assistance,” muses Gil Hernstadt, an engineer in the new UCLA BioDesign Program. “This is the third or fourth day of the boot camp and this group is great. Everyone is very smart and I’m excited.” “One of the goals for this program is to give […]

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Tags: bootcamp, engineering, featured, innovation, life sciences, research, start up, UCLA Biodesign