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Welcome to the Cancer Research Institute blog. Here we share the latest updates on the field of cancer immunotherapy from CRI, including scientific breakthroughs, news stories, and program announcements. We invite your comments and encourage you to share these stories with your friends.
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August 1, 2016
antibody, anti-CTLA-4, anti-PD-1, immunotherapy, Jedd Wolchok, melanoma, yervoy
awareness, cancer, immunotherapy
community fundraising, young philanthropists
Xueling Wu, a CRI postdoctoral fellow from 2003-2006, has recently been appointed an assistant professor at the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center at The Rockefeller University.
AIDS, fellows, vaccine
A breakthrough new treatment that genetically modifies immune cells in cancer patients is showing tremendous promise in helping adults with an aggressive form of leukemia.
gene therapy, leukemia, T cell therapy
The New York Observer named Cancer Research Institute Young Philanthropists Council chair Alexis Feldman as one of its "20 Under 40" Top Young Philanthropists in its 2013 annual philanthropy supplement.
in the news, young philanthropists
Mark Sundrud, a former CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellow (2006-2009) has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at The Scripps Research Institute.
Cancer Research Institute has launched a new website that features expert information on the latest breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapy, helpful patient information, videos, infographics, and more.
The Winter 2013 issue of The Researcher, CRI's print newsletter, is now available online.
11 year old Kate Bockholt watched her mother battle (and beat) cancer. Now she wants to help fund research so others don't have to suffer. She created a necklace that inspires hope and helps to save lives.