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MOFFITT WILL PROVIDE BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANT AND MALIGNANT HEMATOLOGY SERVICES AT MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (MHS), BEGINNING JULY 1.

With the goal of establishing a comprehensive Blood and Marrow Transplant Cellular Therapy program, Moffitt created a new department in the Moffitt Medical Group (MMG). Hugo Fernandez, M.D., has accepted the position of department chair, Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy at MHS, and he will lead an initial team of 11 providers, all new MMG members.

MHS is based in Hollywood, Florida, with facilities in Hollywood, Pembroke Pines and Miramar. MHS and its patients will have increased access to research, personalized medicine and innovation through a distribution of the Moffitt model of care. This relationship speaks to Moffitt’s legislative mandate to serve the citizens of Florida, as we broaden our reach and provide access to our experts and deliver superior value. Read more. 

M2GEN® ANNOUNCED THAT MERCK AND ABBVIE HAVE JOINED THE ONCOLOGY RESEARCH INFORMATION EXCHANGE NETWORK® AVATAR RESEARCH PROGRAM.

ORIEN Avatar is a collaboration among leading U.S. cancer hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and M2Gen, which manages the program. The program fosters collaboration among key stakeholders in cancer research, including patients themselves, with the shared goal of discovering and developing novel therapies and ultimately matching patients to the best treatment options.

THE NATIONAL HEART, LUNG AND BLOOD INSTITUTE (NHLBI) SELECTED MOFFITT AS A CELL THERAPIES PROCESSING FACILITY.

One of five institutions comprising the NHLBI’s Production Assistance for Cellular Therapies group, Moffitt is part of an exclusive group including the only NHLBI-approved facilities to produce cell-based therapies for scientific research. The facility also will manufacture human cells that will be used to help develop early-stage clinical trials to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new therapies.

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