|Awarded On||August 24, 2018|
|Title||CARMIT (Children's Access to Regenerative Medicine in Texas)|
|Award Mechanism||Core Facility Support Awards|
|Institution/Organization||Baylor College of Medicine|
|Principal Investigator/Program Director||Adrian Gee|
|Cancer Sites||All Sites|
The last few years have seen dramatic benefits from using human cells to treat cancer. More than 90% of children with leukemia have responded when given their own cells that have been manipulated in a laboratory to recognize and kill their malignancy. Other cells have been prepared that will help repair tissues and organs that have been damaged by cancer. These treatments are already delivering a major step forward in cancer therapy, and many researchers are anxious to further develop and test these new treatments. We wish to expand a service offered previously through CPRIT to assist these investigators. The original service (Texas Assistance for Cancer Cell Therapy – TACCT) helped by movin...