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)
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