CAR -T therapy update

This webinar will update on advances in chimeric antigen receptor t-cell therapy, (CAR-T therapy).

11 August 2021

This webinar will update on advances in chimeric antigen receptor t-cell therapy, (CAR-T therapy).  

The expert panel will explain how the therapy works, what is involved and how it is used to treat leukaemia. 

The webinar will explore  the current UK status of this treatment in research and NHS practice. Who can be treated with CAR-T therapy? What does the future hold?

We will be joined by:

  • Professor Amit Patel, Consultant in Cellular Therapies and Transplantation, Haematology Oncology and Intensive Care Medicine, Lead for Cellular/CAR-T Therapies, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Dr Sara Ghorashian, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Luminita Keating, CAR-T Clinical Nurse Specialist, Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Webinar details

Date: Wednesday 11th August
Time: 12:30pm
Topic: CAR-T therapy update
Host: Leukaemia Care

How do I join the webinar? 

The webinar is being hosted on Zoom and Facebook, meaning you can choose a platform to suit you. Zoom is the best place to ask questions, but if you join via Facebook we will try and get all the questions sent over to our panel; however, please expect a delay.

Information on how to join via Zoom or Facebook is below. 

Watch via Zoom

To join via Zoom, all you need to do is register your attendance before the webinar starts. You will then receive an email inviting you to join the webinar on the day.

Watch via Facebook

To join via Facebook, all you need is a Facebook account. Once logged in head to Leukaemia Care’s Facebook page at 12:30pm on 11th August and find the live video (it will be at the top of our feed).

Book your place via Zoom here.

Join on Facebook on the day here.

Please note, we will not be able to give individual medical advice. You will be directed to your own clinical team if we cannot answer your question in the webinar.

Due to the large amount of registrants, we cannot guarantee that everyone’s questions will be answered, but we will try and do our best in the time frame that we have.

If you have any issues registering via Zoom or issues on the day, please get in touch by emailing

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