Novartis and the University of Pennsylvania have issued a clinical update of their cell therapy for paediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) showing that 36 out of 39 patients, or 92% of trial participants, experienced a complete remission of their disease.
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ISCT revises cell and gene therapy forecast following FDA approval of Novartis CAR-T therapy
Why the FDA’s CAR-T approval sends strong signal to cell therapy industry: an interview with Martin Lamb
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Cell therapy weekly: Kymriah could be available in Japan and stem cells show benefits against multiple sclerosis
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Research by Douglas Melton of Harvard University and colleagues showing that insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells can be created in a laboratory has reached the stage of commercialisation with the launch of a new company aimed at bringing a cell therapy for diabetes into human trials.
The buzz at the Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy Forum in Washington DC on 26 to 28 January was that gene therapy will become a mainstream activity in the global pharmaceutical industry over the next five years, driven in part by the new gene-modified cell therapies and genome editing.