Physicians Enjoy Big Ten Spotlight

Nebraska Medicine and UNMC physicians recently received nationwide publicity, after being featured in the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium December newsletter. Pavankumar Tandra, MBBS, medical oncologist, was profiled in the newsletter’s Investigator Spotlight. Matthew Lunning, DO, hematologist/medical oncologist, and David Anderson, PhD, post-doctoral research associate in UNMC’s Mind & Brain Health Labs, shared an article regarding our chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, encouraging physicians to be mindful about the toxicities patients can experience. Drs. Lunning and Anderson discuss the work underway at Nebraska Medicine to explore ways to develop biological predictors of CAR T-related toxicities.

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