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Webinar: Introduction to CAR-T cell therapy

Tuesday 9 February 2021 in News from the Cancer Centre

Registrations are now open for a webinar on CAR-T cell therapy that is aimed at medical professionals, parents of children with cancer, and people interested in finding out more about this type of therapy.

It is part of a series of webinars by Kid's Research that explore advances in children's health care.

Advanced therapeutics – the future with CAR-T cell therapy

Date: 26 February 2021

Time: 2pm – 3pm (AEDT)

Cost: Free

Location: Online via Zoom

Description: In the first webinar of 2021, hear from two esteemed leaders in the field of paediatric cancer and pioneers in CAR-T cell therapy. Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cell therapy is the most therapeutic advancement in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia for generations and is a new form of immunotherapy approach to cancer. The CAR-T cell therapy approach represents the beginning of a new era of engineered T cells, targeting most types of cancers, changing the way we are able to treat children suffering from cancer and other diseases.

Speakers: Professor Tracey O'Brien and Dr Patrick Schlegel

Speakers and panel members will discuss:
• Introduction to CAR-T cell therapy
• Clinical implementation of CAR-T cell therapy
• What’s next? CAR-T cell therapy in the future
• Q&A session – speakers, panel members and attendees

Register for the webinar
 

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