Category Archives: Press Release

Behind the Scenes of a CAR T-Cell Trial

Enrollment has begun for a new phase 1 study of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital for adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL). The trial is the first launched through the newly formed Gates Institute, and it will be the fourth for which the Gates Biomanufacturing Facility produces the CAR T product for research at CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

New CAR T-Cell Trial Enrolling Patients at CU Anschutz

Enrollment has begun for a new phase 1 study of chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital for adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL). The trial is the first launched through the newly formed Gates Institute, and it will be the fourth for which the Gates Biomanufacturing Facility produces the CAR T product for research at CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Federal Visit Brings Senator, FDA Commissioner to Campus

The senator and commissioner’s visit included a tour of the Gates Biomanufacturing Facility and a roundtable discussion with campus leaders and researchers. The discussion detailed continued research efforts underway at CU Anschutz in infectious disease, epidemiology, immunology and bioethics, to help inform Hickenlooper and Califf’s work in driving federal pandemic preparedness legislation and policy.