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Clinical Trials Snapshot

T-cell Responses to Concurrent HIV and Herpesvirus Infections

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
An observational, prospective cohort study to discover new information about how HIV and herpes viruses interact with the immune system, with a goal…
Clinical Trials Snapshot

TCR-engineered T Cells in Solid Tumors (ACTengine)

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Phase 1 study evaluating the safety and tolerability of genetically modified autologous T cells expressing a T-cell receptor recognizing a…
Clinical Trials Snapshot

NY-ESO-1 TCR Engineered T Cell and HSC After Melphalan Conditioning Regimen in Treating Participants with Recurrent or Refractory Ovarian, Fallopian Tube or Primary Peritoneal Cancer

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Phase 1, open-label study evaluating the safety and efficacy of adoptive transfer of autologous NY-ESO-1 CD8-TCR engineered T cells and NY-ESO-1…
Clinical Trials Snapshot

HA-1 T TCR T Cell Immunotherapy for the Treating of Patients with Relapsed or Refractory Acute Leukemia After Donor Stem Cell Transplant

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Phase 1 study of adoptive immunotherapy with CD8+ and CD4+ memory T cells transduced to express an HA-1-specific T cell receptor for children and…
Clinical Trials Snapshot

Adoptive T Cell Immunotherapy for Advanced Melanoma Using Engineered Lymphocytes

Cell Therapy Next, October/November 2019
Phase 1 dose-escalation clinical trial to determine the phase 2 dose of autologous TIL 1383I TCR gene-modified T cells using a retrovirus for…

Phase 3 trial assesses intraoperative radiotherapy for glioblastoma

April 17, 2019
An international randomized phase 3 trial is underway to evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative radiotherapy for patients with glioblastoma…
Meeting News

Black women at higher risk for breast cancer recurrence, mortality

December 28, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Black women appeared to be at higher risk for breast cancer recurrence and overall mortality than white women, despite receiving…
Guest Editorial

Guest commentary: Weeding out the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ of probiotics for our patients

November 5, 2018
In this exclusive Guest Commentary in cooperation with the American Gastroenterological Association, Gail Hecht, MD, MS
Surgical Maneuvers

Careful planning needed in cataract cases with inflammation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, July 10, 2018
Farhan A. Irshad, MD
Inflammation is a dreaded obstacle and potential complication of surgical procedures in general and can be sight-threatening in procedures such as…
In the Journals

Extended dosing with Dificid improves cure rates for C. difficile

December 31, 2017
Extended-pulsed dosing with Dificid was more effective than standard-dose vancomycin for achieving and maintaining clinical cure of Clostridium
In the Journals

Any cortical bridging accurately, reliably predicted supracondylar femur fracture healing

October 12, 2017
Results showed any radiographic cortical bridging by 4 months after treatment of supracondylar femur fractures with locking plate fixation accurately…
In the JournalsPerspective

Hip arthroscopy linked with improved clinical outcomes in patients with Tönnis grade 1

October 4, 2017
Patients with Tönnis grade 1 who underwent arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears experienced similar, durable…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Presenter speaks about deformity, clinical outcomes following correction of Charcot foot

July 19, 2017
SEATTLE — At the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Michael S. Pinzur, MD, spoke about a study that looked at the…
In the Journals

Concurrent chemoradiotherapy extends OS for bladder cancer in elderly patients

July 3, 2017
Test.docx Concurrent chemoradiotherapy lengthened OS among elderly patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer compared with…

Loyola Medicine appoints vice chair in radiation oncology department

May 28, 2017
Raymond B. Wynn, MD, FACR, has been appointed vice chair of network operations in the department of radiation oncology at Loyola Medicine. Wynn…
Surgical Maneuvers

Deep pterygium excision can pose surgical challenge

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, May 10, 2017
Thomas "TJ" John, MD
Pterygium surgery can be challenging due to the extent of corneal involvement. In addition, postoperative recurrences can often be more difficult to…

Radiation oncologist joins Loyola University Health System board

April 11, 2017
William S. Small, Jr., MD, FACRO, FACR, FASTRO, chair of the department of radiation oncology at Loyola University Health System, has been named to…
Surgical Maneuvers

Several steps involved in intrascleral sutureless three-piece IOL fixation combined with PK

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, February 10, 2017
Thomas "TJ" John, MD
Surgical correction of aphakia in an eye without capsular support with a failed corneal graft requires a secondary IOL placement that is stable…
Cover Story

Surgeons share experiences, pearls for meeting challenges of sutureless scleral IOL fixation

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, January 25, 2017
In the absence of a lens capsule that can support an IOL, sutureless scleral fixation of the lens is an attractive option, without the risk of suture…

Antimicrobial resistance could claim 10 million lives annually, cost $100 trillion by 2050

May 23, 2016
If left unchecked, antimicrobial resistance is estimated to result in 10 million deaths annually and a cumulative global cost of $100 trillion by…