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CAR T Cell and Cellular Therapy: The Future is Now Video

CAR T Cell and Cellular Therapy: The Future is Now

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.

CAR T-cell Therapy for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL): UChicago Medicine Video

CAR T-cell Therapy for Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL): UChicago Medicine

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 ...

UChicago Medicine Recognizes Heart Transplant Milestone Video

UChicago Medicine Recognizes Heart Transplant Milestone

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

How Do Gut Bacteria Affect The Brain? Video

How Do Gut Bacteria Affect The Brain?

In the latest video from Argonne’s Microbiome Project, Jack Gilbert explores the relationship between the microbes living in your gut and your brain, with the help of Sangram Sisodia and Myles Minter from the UChicago.

University of Chicago Medicine Team Performs 500th Robotic Cardiac Procedure Video

University of Chicago Medicine Team Performs 500th Robotic Cardiac Procedure

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. ...

Designing to Achieve Health Justice for All Adolescents Video

Designing to Achieve Health Justice for All Adolescents

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 ...

Publications and Blog

Medicine on the Midway – Fall 2017 Document

Medicine on the Midway – Fall 2017

Medicine on the Midway is published for friends, alumni and faculty of the University of Chicago Medicine, the University of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine.

Imagine Magazine – Summer 2017 Document

Imagine Magazine – Summer 2017

Imagine is published three times a year by UChicago Medicine and is designed to keep patients and clinicians updated on the latest breakthroughs and news from the Forefront of Medicine®.

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