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Clinical Center News

April 2015

In this issue:
NIH-led study to assess community-based hepatitis C treatment in Washington, DC
900 tons of waste recycled from the Clinical Center in 2014
Spelman College students visit campus

With protective masks covering their smiles, patient Leticia Gutierrez (front left), her brother, and medical team gather to document the novel infusion of multi-virus specific immune cells (T-cells) which could one day lead to eliminating the risk of certain viral infections post-stem cell transplant patients often acquire.
A novel phase 1 clinical trial cell therapy treatment just began at the NIH Clinical Center designed to fend off four viruses that commonly affect stem cell transplant recipients.

Hundreds of local volunteers, including a pair of sisters, give time, skills and support to NIH
While the strength of the Clinical Center is based on thousands of individuals who volunteer to participate in clinical trials, there are often hundreds of other volunteers that are also crucial in delivering support to those participants, their families, visitors and staff. Read more of this story...

Managing medical supplies: a shortage of IV fluids has not impacted patient care at the CC
Hospitals nationwide have been facing a shortage of medical supplies, specifically sterile intravenous fluids, and the Clinical Center is no exception. But through prudent planning, they've been able to ensure patients have not been affected. Read more of this story...


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