CAR-T Therapy gives terminally ill cancer patient all-clear

Thanks to the amazing work by clinicians and CAR-T therapy Helen Wynne Hughes, 32, has been given the all-clear from cancer. The mother-of-three, from Denbighshire, had the therapy earlier this year after other treatments failed. CAR-T Therapy involves taking immune and healthy T-cells from a patient and engineering them to recognise infected cancer cells, to … Continued

Latest Blog From Mark Briggs

2020 will be a year that many will remember and look back on for a variety of reasons, possibly not fondly, with the current COVID-19 pandemic being the obvious one for many. However, for myself, 2020 has seen some other firsts: The Advanced Therapies Wales Programme was officially launched in August, I have been asked … Continued

ATMPs: The Landscape, Challenges & Opportunities in Wales

As part of the launch and in partnership with Life Sciences Hub Wales, we will be co-hosting an expert panel discussion on the Welsh Advanced Therapies landscape and the opportunities it presents for industry, academia and healthcare. Life Sciences Hub Wales is a key delivery partner for the Welsh Advanced Therapies (Adv TX) programme, and … Continued

Advanced Therapies Launch: Harnessing the Potential Precision Medicine for Wales

Advanced Therapies Wales (ATW) programme has been established to harness the benefits from emerging and transformative therapies for the people of Wales and is pleased to announce its official launch on 4 August, 2020. The programme aims to collaborate with strategic partners and stakeholders to provide patients with equitable access to emerging Advanced Therapies Medicinal … Continued

First Patient in Wales to commence CAR-T Treatment at UHW

Following months of research and the collaboration of Advanced Therapies Wales and its key partners, Wales saw the first patient in Wales commence CAR-T (chimeric antigen receptor T-cell) therapy at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff.  71-year old John Davies from Blackwood, was diagnosed with lymphoma 5 years ago following a routine check-up, and becomes … Continued

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