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Dr. Michael R. Bishop, professor of medicine, describes the scientific background and early results for CAR T cell therapy and then summarizes some of the most recent clinical data supporting the use of CAR T cells in hematologic malignancies.
The FDA recently approved a breakthrough gene therapy treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL),called Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR T-cell) therapy. CAR T-cell therapy uses modified versions of a patient’s own ...
Doctors at the University of Chicago Medicine have performed more than 2,500 kidney transplants, 400 pancreas transplants, 1,600 liver transplants and 300 heart transplants
Dr. Husam Balkhy, Director of Robotic and Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery for University of Chicago Medicine, discusses the complex patient case that became UChicago Medicine’s 500th robotic cardiac procedure since launching the program. ...
Dr. Melissa Gilliam, professor of obstetrics & gynecology and pediatrics, presents an overview of Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory of human development, reproductive justice and new approaches to adolescent health. Dr. Gilliam also ...
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April 19, 2018, 02:30pm - 4:00pm. Faculty Advancing in Medical Education (FAME) is a faculty development program sponsored by the Academy of Distinguished Medical Educators and the MERITS Program (Medical Education Research, Innovation, Teaching, and Scholarship).
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