News releases from City of Hope
City of Hope Has Developed a Cancer-killing Virus That Activates Immune System, Helps Eliminate Colon Cancer
December 01, 2020
City of Hope COVID-19 Investigational Vaccine Produces Strong Immunity in Preclinical Research
November 30, 2020
A City of Hope investigational vaccine produced protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2, according to research published in Nature Communications.
City of Hope Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial to Test Its First SARS-CoV-2 Investigational Vaccine
November 24, 2020
City of Hope has initiated a phase 1 clinical trial that will test one of its investigational SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.
City of Hope’s Precision Oncology Tumor Board Able to Identify Patients Who May Have Inherited Increased Risk for Colorectal Cancer
November 14, 2020
City of Hope's precision oncology tumor board looks at tumors to identify patients who should get genetic evaluation for inherited susceptibility.
City of Hope Doctors Present New Research on Bone Marrow Transplants, Immunotherapy and Other Blood Cancer Treatments
November 05, 2020
City of Hope will present data on new findings at ASH 62nd Annual Meeting and Exposition on Dec. 5 to 8, a virtual event.
8-Year-old Boy to Thank Donor He’s Never Met for Saving His Life During City of Hope’s 44th Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, a Virtual Event
October 15, 2020
8-year-old boy gets to thank the donor that saved his life during City of Hope’s 44th Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion, a virtual event.
City of Hope launches AccessHope™, a wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to providing a first-of-its-kind, innovative cancer support model for employers to improve care, experience, outcomes and value
October 06, 2020
City of Hope-led study details new strategy to address the barriers that keep older adults out of clinical trials
October 01, 2020
A City of Hope-led study revealed little effort has been made to improve older adult representation in clinical trials of new cancer drugs.
City of Hope Distinguished Scientist Debbie Thurmond Named New Director of Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute
September 30, 2020
Debbie C. Thurmond, Ph.D., has been named the new director of City of Hope’s Diabetes & Metabolism Research Institute.
City of Hope Enters Licensing Agreement With Chimeric to Develop Its Pioneering Chlorotoxin CAR T Cell Therapy
September 21, 2020
City of Hope licensed intellectual property relating to its chlorotoxin chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy to Chimeric Therapeutics Limited.
Sotorasib (AMG 510) Shows Promising Results in Some Patients With Solid Tumors, Suggests a Study With City of Hope as a Co-Lead Author
September 20, 2020
A phase 1 clinical trial of AMG 510 in patients with heavily pretreated advanced solid tumors shows encouraging anti-cancer activity.
AACR report on cancer disparities reveals harsh truths and a call to action
September 16, 2020
Rick Kittles, Ph.D., and Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., comment on American Association for Cancer Research inaugural Cancer Disparities Progress Report.
Black People More Likely Than Others to Die From Colorectal Cancer Spreading to the Liver
September 09, 2020
Colorectal cancer is more prevalent among Black people, a group that has the highest rates of death for an illness that is curable if caught early.
ADDING MULTIMEDIA City of Hope Scientists Use Two Powerful Immunotherapies to Eradicate Solid Tumors
September 02, 2020
City of Hope scientists have combined two potent immunotherapies to target and eradicate solid tumors.
City of Hope Doctors Lead Novel Clinical Trial to Treat Cancer Patients with COVID-19
September 01, 2020
City of Hope is investigating an innovative treatment for cancer patients with COVID-19 by repurposing leflunomide in a new clinical trial.
Health Care Communications Leader Gulden Mesara Joins City of Hope as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer
September 01, 2020
Gulden Mesara will join City of Hope as senior vice president and chief communications and marketing officer.
ADDING MULTIMEDIA Leading Biochemist Charles Brenner, Ph.D., Joins City of Hope as Chair of First Department Focused on Diabetes and Cancer Metabolism
August 24, 2020
Charles Brenner, Ph.D., has joined City of Hope to lead the nation’s first research department focused on the intersection between cancer and diabetes
Glenn D. Steele, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Renowned Health Care Leader and Innovator, Named Chair of City of Hope Board of Directors
June 15, 2020
Steele, former president/chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, will lead City of Hope's board of directors.
City of Hope signs licensing agreement with Scopus BioPharma Inc. to develop novel, targeted immuno-oncology gene therapy
June 11, 2020
City of Hope has signed an exclusive, worldwide licensing agreement with Scopus BioPharma Inc., a biopharmaceutical company.
City of Hope Scientists Showcase New Findings at the 2020 AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II
June 09, 2020
City of Hope scientists showcase research at the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting II that will improve health outcomes for cancer patients.
Research includes a potential new drug for colorectal cancer, as well as new studies on geriatric oncology and supportive care medicine.
City of Hope Physicians/Scientists Lead Multiple, Innovative COVID-19 Research Projects
May 21, 2020
City of Hope’s physician-scientists and basic scientists are using their expertise to attack the deadly coronavirus on multiple research fronts.
From Scorpion to Immunotherapy: City of Hope Scientists Repurpose Nature’s Toxin for First-of-Its Kind CAR T Cell Therapy to Treat Brain Tumors
March 04, 2020
Research published today and scorpion venom will be key component of CAR T cell therapy for glioblastoma in newly opened City of Hope clinical trial.
City of Hope’s Triplex Vaccine Reduces Rate of CMV Complications in Transplant Recipients by 50 Percent and Spurs Immunity Against the Virus
February 10, 2020
City of Hope’s Triplex vaccine reduces rate of CMV complications in transplant recipients by 50 percent and spurs immunity against the virus.
City of Hope Opens Its First Orange County Location, Ushering in New Era of Cancer Care
January 21, 2020
City of Hope fulfills its promise of speeding lifesaving treatments to Orange County with the opening of its Newport Beach, Ca, site on Jan. 27.
Eight patients given another chance at life will ride City of Hope’s 2020 Rose Parade® float
December 16, 2019
Eight patients will ride City of Hope’s eponymous float at the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda on New Year’s Day.
City of Hope Honors Robert J. Lowe, Jr and Michael H. Lowe
December 13, 2019
First time that brothers and second generation in one family receive Spirit of Life Award from City of Hope
From PR Newswire
City of Hope Doctors Present Research on New Immunotherapies at American Society of Hematology Conference
December 09, 2019
City of Hope physicians and researchers at the American Society of Hematology meeting in Orlando presented research on therapies for blood cancers.
Research Led by City of Hope’s Bart O. Roep, Ph.D., Advances Personalized Medicine for Children With Type 1 Diabetes
November 22, 2019
City of Hope's new study characterizes how immune responses to type 1 diabetes (T1D) differ among individuals much more than previously thought.
City of Hope to lead national research aimed at improving testing/treatment for devastating cancer-causing syndrome
November 22, 2019
City of Hope awarded $8.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance research and treatment for Li-Fraumeni syndrome.