January 2016 — Pediatric BMT and Cellular Therapies Research at UPCI
Clinicians and researchers within the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC work alongside those in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and have specific expertise in the areas of immunity and immune reconstitution, graft-versus-host disease, tolerance, alloreactivity, and other related topics that affect children with leukemia and other disorders.
Watch Paul Szabolcs, MD, Chief of the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies and Professor of Pediatrics, discuss ongoing research endeavors in this field.
December 2015 — UPCI Research Focus: Pediatric Cancers
UPCI investigators and physician-scientists within the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC are engaged in ground-breaking research, both in the laboratory and in the clinic.
Watch Linda McAllister-Lucas, MD, PhD, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Professor of Pediatrics, discuss recent successes and ongoing work in this area.
November 2015 — SITC and Cancer Immunotherapy: When Vision Becomes Reality
The Society for the Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is the world's leading member-driven organization specifically dedicated to professionals working in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy. A number of UPCI investigators are active members of this research community, and Lisa Butterfield, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Immunology and Director of UPCI's Immunologic Monitoring and Cellular Products Laboratory, currently serves in a prominent leadership role as SITC's Vice President.
Watch the video below to learn more about this team of scientists and the evolution of cancer immunotherapy over the past 30 years.