Month: November 2021

CHOP-bound tomorrow for Humanized CAR-T

Our last warm autumn day at the playground Cheeky made it: this is his humanized CAR-T collection week at CHOP. Monday night we will drive down for Tuesday full of appointments. He will enroll in the study, do bloodwork, doctor exam, and meet the anesthesia team. Technically, this is Naaman’s third collection.  (He needed to …

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Waiting for collection date

Using a power grip while Miss Kim isn’t looking… Hi, Team Naaman! We are awaiting the date for Naaman’s collection at CHOP. They would like to enroll him in the study, begin his labs, and do the collection in one trip to help us out.  That should take a few days, and then about a …

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Humanized CAR-T is a go!

Answered prayer: the decision was clear that humanized CAR-T is the best next step for Naaman.  We had a successful consult at CHOP and will know dates and details once Naaman is scheduled.  We will return to Philly to sign consent for the clinical trial, draw blood cultures, and (hopefully in the same trip) collect …

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