J&J Muscles Into CAR-T Field: Initiates Myeloma Studies
An autologous CAR-T therapy in development by Janssen and Legend Biotech is expected to kick-off US clinical studies in the second half of 2018, adding to the race to apply the new technology to multiple myeloma.
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