2018 Leaders in Health Care, Achievement in Medical Research: Philip Greenberg, Mike Jensen
Dr. Mike Jensen, director, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, received the Silver Award for Achievement in Medical Research from Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Leaders in Health Care Awards. Jensen leads groundbreaking efforts to revolutionize cancer treatment through the development of T-cell immunotherapy. The therapy has seen promising results: Ninety-three percent of patients who had no other treatment options achieved complete initial remission. Now, Jensen and his team are working to refine and improve the therapy with the hope that more patients will achieve long-term remission and, ultimately, a cure.
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