Battle Blood by Claire Roddie

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Dr Roddie will give an introduction to the T-cell therapy programme, an experimental therapy using the immune system to target the cancer cells of patients. Claire is a Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Haematology at UCL with a particular interest in CAR T -cells for cancer. She completed a PhD in Cellular Immunotherapy at UCL in the laboratory of Professor Karl Peggs and subsequently undertook a Clinician Scientist post in Dr Martin Pule’s Laboratory to work on the UCL CAR T -cell program. Claire’s current role involves pre-clinical development of novel CAR projects, GMP CAR T -cell manufacture and Clinical Trial design for academic CAR T -cell studies at UCL . She is also responsible for the development of a clinical service at UCLH to support patients recruited to CAR T -cell studies and those receiving CAR T on the NHS.