Addition of autologous tumor-loaded dendritic cell autografting to standard of care associated with clinical improvement in overall survival for patients with newly diagnosed, recurrent glioblastoma

1. In this phase 3 non-randomized controlled trial, among 331 patients, patients newly diagnosed with glioblastoma (nGBM) receiving dendritic cell immunization (DCVax-L) had a median overall survival of 19.3 months vs. 16.5 months in outpatients treated with standard of care. 2. Patients with recurrent glioblastoma (rGBM) had a median overall survival of 13.2 months from … Read more

Despite the recent downturn of Beijing Tong Run Tang Ltd., Insiders still made around HK$26,000 after the purchase earlier this year.

Insiders who bought Beijing Tong Run Tang Chinese Medicine Co., Ltd (Hong Kong: 3613Stocks in the past 12 months are unlikely to be strongly affected by the stock’s 5.6% decline over the past week. Even after factoring in the recent loss, the value of the HK$577K worth of shares bought is now equal to HK$603K … Read more

UT-Rio Grande Valley is taking the next step in building the regional legacy: Division I football

Seven years after being formed from two current UT campuses, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is stepping up its student engagement efforts—and a regional legacy—by creating a football program. The UT System Board of Regents gave UTRGV officials the go-ahead last week to develop a Division I soccer team, women’s swim team, marching … Read more

Hemlock Springs Happy to Make ‘Awkward Black Girl Anthems’ – Rolling Stone

becoming a professional The singer wasn’t Hemlock Springs‘ plan. Born Isimeme Udu in Concord, North Carolina, the budding star had more academic plans for her future: After earning a biology degree from Spelman and considering a career in the medical field, her interest in bioinformatics led her to a Master of Science degree from Dartmouth. … Read more

A new family of adenoviral vectors has been found to be better at delivering genetic cargo

Gene therapies can treat and potentially even cure some genetic diseases, but it’s difficult to get therapies to the parts of the body that need them. The researchers engineered viruses called adeno-associated viruses (AAVs) to carry cargo-; Like a working copy of the gene -; to specific cells and organs, but they do not always … Read more

Robert Abel, vice chair of the Weill Cornell Medical Board, dies at 91 | newsroom

Robert J. died. An energetic and enthusiastic alumnus of Cornell University, Abel was a devoted champion, distinguished leader, and respected benefactor of the Ithaca campus and Weill Cornell Medicine. He was a wonderful advocate of living by example, and along with his beloved wife, Helen, 55, took great pride in furthering Cornell’s mission. “Bob’s legacy—as … Read more

The UMich Senate may add faculty members and clinical lecturers

The University of Michigan Senate met Monday in University Auditorium in the Alexander J. Ruthven Building to discuss the possibility of partially restructuring the college. Senate. The College Senate It currently consists of more than 4,250 members from all three campuses of UM – all tenure-track professors, faculty, librarians, executives, and deans are members. Currently, … Read more

Carlos Gonzalez, MD: A Soul Healer

When events begin at the University of Arizona Health Sciences, Carlos Gonzalez, MDa University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson An associate professor of family and community medicine, he can often be seen with an abalone shell filled with smoking sage and cedarwood to offer a ceremonial blessing from the Native Americans. This is … Read more