Drs. Carl June and David Porter - Fire With Fire


December 14, 2012

Carl June, MD, the Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and director of Translational Research in the Abramson Cancer Center, and David Porter, MD, a professor in the division of Hematology-Oncology and director of Blood and Marrow Transplantation in the Abramson Cancer Center, are featured in a short documentary, "Fire With Fire," that premiered this week at the Dubai International Film Festival. The film, by Oscar-winning director Ross Kauffman, details the team's research using engineered T cells to treat patients with advanced leukemia. Stephan Grupp, MD, PhD, a professor of Pediatrics and director of Translational Research in the Center for Childhood Cancer Research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, is also highlighted in the film, which follows the story of the first pediatric patient treated with the new approach.

Fire With Fire film