Archives: 2023-12-11

First-in-human clinical trial of CAR T cell therapy with new binding mechanism shows promising early responses

Improving CART19 function by targeting a membrane-proximal CD19 epitope with fast on- and off-rates. Early results for the Penn Medicine-developed AT101 presented at ASH Early results from a Phase I clinical trial of AT101, a new CAR T cell therapy that uses a distinct binding mechanism to target CD19, show a 100 percent complete response

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FDA Approves First CRISPR-based Gene Therapies to Treat Patients with Sickle Cell Disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two milestone treatments, Casgevy and Lyfgenia, representing the first cell-based gene therapies for the treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD) in patients 12 years and older. Additionally, one of these therapies, Casgevy, is the first FDA-approved treatment to utilize a type of novel genome editing technology, signaling an

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