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M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston ranks as one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. The institution’s sole mission is to end cancer for patients and their families around the world. MD Anderson is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). MD Anderson is ranked No.1 for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital’s” survey. It has ranked as one of the nation’s top two hospitals since the survey began in 1990, and has ranked first for 11 of the past 14 years. MD Anderson receives a cancer center support grant from the NCI of the National Institutes of Health (P30 CA016672). ORBIT (Oncology Research for Biologics and Immunotherapy Translation) platform is a novel centralized organization within MD Anderson, Houston, Texas, with the mission of making MD Anderson a recognized leader in the discovery and development of novel monoclonal antibodies. The ORBIT team focuses on combining scientific excellence with industry standard and is committed to accelerate and execute the translation of novel discoveries into clinically relevant anti-cancer mAbs. ORBIT’s scientific directors are Jeffrey J. Molldrem, M.D., professor of the Department of Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy and Michael Curran, Ph.D., professor of the Department of Immunology. *


Period Start 1991-08-30 existent
  Group University of Texas System
Products Industry hospitals
  Industry 2 oncology
  City n. a. Houston, TX
    Address record changed: 2011-05-15
Basic data Employees n. a.
    * Document for �About Section�: Kymab Ltd.. (1/7/16). "Press Release: Kymab and MD Anderson Announce Strategic Partnership in Immuno-Oncology Research & Development". Cambridge & Houston, TX.
Record changed: 2018-11-18


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