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Celebrating 6 Years Cancer Free!

It was on this day six years ago that we learned the T-cell therapy had not only saved Emily's life, but also left no evidence of leukemia cells. She was free of cancer, and Kari and I didn’t have to find out what it would be like living without our only daughter.

Celebrating CAR-T Cell Therapy Advancements and Thirteen Years

Today is Emily's 13th birthday! It is incredibly special to us that this year Emily's birthday coincides with yet another advancement of the CAR-T cell therapy that saved her life.

By | 2018-05-02T15:50:46+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|About Emily, News and Updates|0 Comments

Dr. Carl June Named One of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2018—Emily Whitehead Writes Tribute

Dr. Carl June, Penn Medicine, has been named one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world. As a surprise to Dr. June, Emily Whitehead was asked to write a brief tribute for the 2018 TIME 100 issue.

By | 2018-04-25T12:39:43+00:00 April 19th, 2018|News and Updates, News Release|0 Comments

Emily Whitehead Foundation Grants $250,000 to CHOP Immunotherapy Program

On Tuesday, April 17, the Emily Whitehead Foundation presented Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)'s Dr. Stephan A. Grupp with a $250,000 research grant. The donation will support the ongoing CAR T-cell therapy research of CHOP's immunotherapy program.

By | 2018-04-19T12:21:48+00:00 April 18th, 2018|News and Updates, News Release|0 Comments