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Development of a chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy platform at the Mayo Clinic

Biobusiness Grant Recipient: Saad Kenderian, MD

Grant Period: 2017-2018

Award Value: $100,000

Site: Mayo Clinic

Project Summary:

The goal of this project is to establish the infrastructure for the development of chimeric antigen receptor T (CART) cell therapy at the Mayo Clinic. CART cell therapy has emerged as a potent and potentially curative modality for the treatment of cancer. The technology engineers T cells to make them recognize cancer cells and therefore can be a platform used for the treatment of multiple solid and hematological malignancies. The ultimate goal is to develop a regenerative medicine service line using engineered T cells for the treatment of cancer.

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