Dr. Crystal Mackall, Catapult Award Project: CAR T-cell Therapy DIPG

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Crystal Mackall, MD
Crystal Mackall, MD
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LUCILE PACKARD FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH

Crystal Mackall, MD, will lead a novel trial examining GD2 CAR T-cell therapy as an approach to treat diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), a highly aggressive brain tumor in children that has a 5-year survival rate of less than 1%.

Mackall is a professor of pediatrics and of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, where she leads the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program, serves as associate director of the Stanford Cancer Institute and is the director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI) at Stanford.

Read more about the project in our press release »

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