Groundbreaking immunotherapy trial at the NIH Clinical Center
- 'I have definitely hit the jackpot.' Advanced breast cancer disappears after new immunotherapy
- Therapy Made From Patient's Immune System Shows Promise For Advanced Breast Cancer
- Researchers use immune-cell 'army' to battle another tough cancer
The Washington Post
- Groundbreaking treatment saves life of woman with late-stage breast cancer
- New Immunotherapy Treatment Removes All Tumors In Woman With Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Experimental immune treatment saves dying breast cancer patient
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Clinical Center in the News
- Could gene therapy cure sickle cell anemia?
An NIH clinical trial is ushering in a genetic revolution as an innovative type of gene therapy is used to attempt to cure sickle cell anemia.
CBS 60 Minutes
- #ACTRIMS2019 – Game-like Smartphone App Used to Test Neurological Disability in MS
Multiple Sclerosis News Today
- When the illness is a mystery, patients turn to these detectives
NIH Clinical Center patients Dee Reynolds and Zarko Stanacev share their journey.
The New York Times
- NIH celebrates holidays with gingerbread house contest
- Finding answers for patients with the rarest of rare diseases
- Scientists race to improve 'Living Drugs' to fight cancer
Update: A young man's experiment with a 'Living Drug' for Leukemia
A 20-year-old receives treatment for his leukemia with CAR-T cell therapy at the NIH Clinical Center.
- Clinical Trials and You: For people with cancer and other illnesses, clinical trials can offer hope—but know the risks
- She had a lot of rashes, but don’t all kids?
The Washington Post
- Tackle the patient cultural divide with these technologies
Managed Healthcare Executive
- In a coma for days, Va. college athlete overcomes near-death experience with mono
Participant in study at the NIH Clinical Center helps advance research on mononucleosis.
- Dripping candle wax’ bone disease: scientists find cause of rare condition that causes bones to ‘flow’
Though there are only about 400 known cases of this disorder worldwide, 15 unrelated adults with the condition from around the globe volunteered to come to the NIH Clinical Center to undergo biopsies of both affected and unaffected bones.
- Poor sleep may cause an increase in brain protein linked to Alzheimer’s
The study, which included 20 participants at the NIH Clinical Center, shows that sleep deprivation is linked to higher levels of a protein called beta-amyloid—a notorious precursor to Alzheimer’s disease.
- NIH Clinical Center taps retired Navy captain as new COO
Becker's Hospital review
- From Bench to Bedside: Researchers of NIH’s Clinical Center
NIH MedlinePlus magazine
- New paths to cure cancer emerge from immunotherapy trials
- The Deep Learning Technique Best Poised to Change Radiology
- Catching the flu on purpose, for science
ABC Good Morning America
News Releases & Advisories
- NIH BRAIN Initiative tool may transform how scientists study brain structure and function (04/17/19)
Dr. Christine Grady, chief of Bioethics at the NIH Clinical Center, adds incite on ethics involved in the research.
- Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks (04/12/19)
- Releasing an immune system brake could help patients with rare but fatal brain infection (04/10/19)
- NIH begins first-in-human trial of a universal influenza vaccine candidate (04/03/19)
- FDA-approved drug effectively treats rare chronic immune disorder (04/03/19)
All study visits took place at the Clinical Center.
- Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes, suggests small NIH study (04/02/19)
- Harnessing T-cell “stemness” could enhance cancer immunotherapy (03/28/19)
- NIH to test experimental drug to curb opioid cravings (03/21/19)
Early stage trial opens at Clinical Center.
- Meningitis changes immune cell makeup in the mouse brain lining (03/18/19)
- Our brains may ripple before remembering (03/15/19)
- NIH adds eight Lasker Clinical Research Scholars (03/12/19)
- Nitisinone increases melanin in people with albinism (02/20/19)
- Patients to share personal journeys at NIH Rare Disease Day events (02/11/19)
- Investigational monoclonal antibody to treat Ebola is safe in adults (01/25/19)
- NIH scientists combine technologies to view the retina in unprecedented detail (11/14/18)
- Researchers identify immune culprits linked to inflammation and bone loss in gum disease (10/17/18)
- Study identifies gene that makes gentle touch feel painful after injury (10/10/18)
- The NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network expands (09/24/18)
- NIH and Children’s National partner to advance pediatric clinical research (09/17/18)
- NIH Clinical Center releases dataset of 32,000 CT images (07/20/18)
- NIH announces 2018-2019 Medical Research Scholars Program class (06/11/18)
- New approach to immunotherapy leads to complete response in breast cancer patient unresponsive to other treatments (06/04/18)
- NIH study finds gut microbiome can control antitumor immune function in liver (05/24/18)
Study performed in the NIH Clinical Center may have implications for understanding the mechanisms that lead to liver cancer and for therapeutic approaches to treat them.
- NIH begins test Ebola treatment in early-stage trial (05/23/18)
- Bacteria therapy for eczema shows promise in NIH study (05/03/18)
- NIH statement on World Asthma Day 2018 (05/01/18)
Video features three patients who participated in an asthma study at the NIH Clinical Center.
- Lack of sleep may be linked to risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease (04/13/18)
The study conducted at the NIH Clinical Center shows that sleep deprivation is linked to higher levels of beta-amyloid — a notorious precursor to Alzheimer’s disease.
- NIH researchers crack mystery behind rare bone disorder (04/11/18)
- NIH Clinical Center names U.S. Navy Captain Pius Aiyelawo as chief operating officer of the research hospital (04/02/18)
- NIH pilot project will match researchers to genes, gene variants of interest (03/01/18)
- NIH Hosts Rare Disease Day Event on March 1, 2018 (02/20/18)
- Study links gut-homing protein levels with HIV infection risk, disease progression (01/24/18)
- Flu infection study increases understanding of natural immunity (01/23/18)
- The coming of age of gene therapy: A review of the past and path forward (01/12/18)
- NIH study supports use of short-term HIV treatment interruption in clinical trials (01/11/18)
- MERS antibodies produces in cattle safe, treatment well tolerated in Phase 1 trial (01/10/18)
- NIH discovery brings stem cell therapy for eye disease closer to the clinic (01/02/18)
New age-related macular degeneration clinical trial set to launch in the Clinical Center in 2018.
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This page last updated on 04/17/2019