16 Mar Discovery Radio – Episode #47 – Cancer Clinical Trial Breakthrough: Dual-Targeted CAR-T Cell Therapy
It’s a new cancer treatment that genetically alters a person’s immune system, training healthy cells to target and kill deadly cancer cells. On today’s show, hear from the team of doctors who worked collaboratively in translating basic science research into successful clinical application. And later, hear from the Wisconsin man whose life has been extended after becoming the first person in the world to receive this groundbreaking treatment in a clinical trial.
Learn about the success of Dual-Target CAR-T cell therapy, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
- Parameswaran Hari, MD, Chief, Division of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Medicine, FMCW; Armand J. Quick/William F. Stapp Professor of Hematology, MCW
- Nirav Shah, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology, MCW
- Bryon Johnson, PhD, Director, Bone Marrow & Transplant (BMT) Laboratories, Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Oncology & Transplantation, MCW
- David Margolis, MD, Program Director, Bone Marrow & Transplant (BMT) Program, CHW; Professor of Pediatrics, MCW
- Sarah Longenecker, Research Program Manager II, All of Wisconsin Research Program, MCW