April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020

Watson Clinic cardiologist tests positive for COVID-19

WFLA – April 16

Dr. Greene is head of the infectious diseases division at Moffitt Cancer Center, where ten employees have become infected and recovered.


SELLAS Appoints Steering Committee of Leading Acute Myeloid Leukemia Experts for Its Ongoing Phase 3 REGAL Clinical Trial in AML

Globe Newswire – April 16

The Steering Committee currently consists of three members: …Dr. Javier Pinilla-Ibarz, MD, PhD, Director of Immunotherapy for Malignant Hematology at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and member of the SELLAS Scientific Advisory Board


Moffitt Cancer Center protects most vulnerable with COVID-19 Frontline Response Fund

WTSP - April 15

"That emotional support means everything in the world to some of those people when they can't have that physical connection that the patients and family can't have by being in the same room," said Jack Kolosky, vice president and chief operating officer at Moffitt Cancer Center. 


CCC Spotlight

VHL – Alliance - April 15

Philippe Spiess, MD, MS (Urology, Moffitt)


Molecular pathway that controls immunosuppression in tumors identified

News Medical – April 14

In a new article published today in the journal Immunity, the Moffitt team reveals how protein-signaling pathways associated with cellular stress processes turn myeloid cells into tumor-approach to reactivate the immune system and boost the effectiveness of immunotherapy. Also posted to Medical XPress, BrightSurf, Scienmag, Science NewsNet


FL Coatings Company Begins Manufacturing Sanitizer

Paint Square News - April 14

“Through this initiative, we’ve been able to donate to the Tampa Police Department, Tampa Fire Rescue, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue, MacDill Air Force Base, Moffitt Cancer Center and more. Tampa Bay is our home and we’re grateful for another opportunity to contribute.” 

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Market Research Report by Type , by Method , by Application, by End User - Global Forecast to 2025

Globe Newswire – April 13

The report deeply explores the recent significant developments by the leading vendors and innovation profiles in the Global Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Market including Ariane Medical Systems, Ltd., Carl Zeiss AG, Eckert & Ziegler Group, Elekta AB, GMV Innovating Solutions SL, iCAD, Inc., IntraOp Medical Corporation, Moffitt Cancer Center, Sensus Healthcare, Inc., Sordina IORT Technologies, The Pinnacle Health Group, Varian Medical Systems, Inc., and WOLF-Medizintechnik GmbH.


Novel Therapeutic Targets in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Oncology Times – April 13

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center want to devise better therapeutic strategies for this patient population by improving their understanding of how cuSCC develops. In an article published online ahead of print in the journal Cancer Research, Moffitt scientists reported on their identification of potential therapeutic targets for cuSCC.


Tampa Bay Area entrepreneurs, makers get creative to do what they can to help

83 Degrees Media – April 13

FabLab has donated hundreds of PPEs to the Moffitt Cancer Center, John Hopkins Children's Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, and two local COVID-19 testing sites.


Home Chemotherapy Skymockets at One US Center

News Dio – April 11

The service is not offered at a sample of cancer centers consulted by Medscape Medical News, including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego.


Tampa Bay Companies with the Most Patents Awarded in 2019

Tampa Bay Business Journal – April 10

  1. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute





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