Tag Archives: Therapy

Global trial shows CAR T therapy can lead to durable remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

In an update to a global clinical trial stretching from Philadelphia to four continents, the chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell therapy Kymriah® (tisagenlecleucel, formerly CTL019) led to long-lasting remissions in patients with relapsed/refractory (r/r) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). The most recent results from the trial will be presented today at the 60th American… Read More »

Gene therapy eases Parkinson’s symptoms by rewiring parts of the brain

A treatment for Parkinson’s rewires parts of the brainALFRED PASIEKA/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Alice Klein A gene therapy treatment for Parkinson’s disease appears to relieve symptoms by rewiring the brain circuits involved in movement. People with Parkinson’s disease have tremors and muscle stiffness that are caused by overstimulation of a brain area called the subthalamic… Read More »