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December 22, 2016
The past week saw an explosion of media coverage on the power of cancer immunotherapy. NBC Nightly News, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and other major media outlets covered the remarkable results from a groundbreaking immunotherapy clinical trial.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.