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The New Abecma (ide-cel) CAR T FDA Approval in Multiple Myeloma with Dr. Noopur Raje, Mass General
The New Abecma (ide-cel) CAR T FDA Approval in Multiple Myeloma with Dr. Noopur Raje, Mass General image
HealthTree Podcast for Multiple Myeloma
event Apr 16, 2021 / 11:00AM - 12:00PM MDT

Event Description

Noopur Raje, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Interview Date: April 16, 2021

The door to a new era of immunotherapy has CAR T therapy in multiple myeloma has been opened with the recent approval of Abecma (ide-cel) by Bristol Myers Squibb. Dr. Noopur Raje shares more about the history of CAR T therapy, its potential use in multiple myeloma, who can obtain the treatment and more about the CAR T process. As one of the initial investigators on four years of clinical trials for this treatment, Dr. Raje provides in-depth information about this groundbreaking new therapy. 

To find an open site for Abecma CAR T treatment, click here

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Schedule & Agenda

Dr. Noopur Raje & Jenny Ahlstrom

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Noopur Raje, MD
Noopur Raje, MD

Noopur Raje, MD, is director of the Center for Multiple Myeloma at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her primary focus is treating patients with multiple myeloma and related plasma cell disorders. Dr. Raje leads a dedicated clinical team engaged in investigator-initiated, multi-center national and international clinical trials, all aimed at developing new promising therapies for multiple myeloma. Her laboratory efforts are focused on identifying cellular signaling pathways that contribute to the survival and proliferation of myeloma cells in the bone environment for which targeting may result in improved therapeutic outcomes.

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The panelist Jennifer Ahlstrom
Jennifer Ahlstrom

Myeloma survivor, patient advocate, wife, mom of 6. Believer that patients can help accelerate a cure by weighing in and participating in clinical research. Founder of the HealthTree Foundation.

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