You are here:
New hopes for the treatment of childhood cancer
CAR-T cells in the clinic – present status
Not every child can be permanently healed with conventional therapy. Relapse of the disease occurs in many patients, who then have a much lower survival rate. In the U.S. it has already been shown that leukemia can be successfully treated with CAR-T cells, even in patients who have relapsed. We are working intensely on applying this therapy at Charité so that we can make it available for our little patients.
Our research is promising!
Our lab results are very promising so far. The photos on the right side show how CAR-T cells (blue) recognize and destroy tumor cells (red) in a short amount of time. The CAR-T cells then proliferate and build a collective ready to attack the tumor cells
With your donation, you have the opportunity to gift new hopes to children suffering from cancer and their families.
We are grateful for every donation!
The bank information for donations is as follows:
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
IBAN: DE53 1005 0000 1270 0055 50
SWIFT (BIC) BELADEBEXXX
Please enter as intended purpose „zugunsten 89752076 Spenden AG Künkele“ as well as your full name and address.
You can make your donation tax-deductible. To receive a donation confirmation (only for donations over 200 euros) please fill out the following information (only available in German) and send it to the listed contact person. For donations under 200 euros, submission of the money transfer slip to the finance office is sufficient.