Center for human cell therapy

Located at the Immune Disease Institute, formerly known as the CBR Institute for Biomedical Research, the Center for Human Cell Therapy is in the heart of the Longwood Medical Area in Boston, Massachusetts. This area is renowned for its world-class research community consisting of several Harvard affiliated hospitals and research institutions.

News and Events


The Center for Human Cell Therapy will be hosting its 4th Annual Symposium and Reception on November 5th, 2008. The theme of these year’s symposium is “Genetic Modification Approaches for Cellular Therapy.” To register for this symposium, please email To read more about past symposiums and other events like this, click here.


The Center for Human Cell Therapy periodically solicits applications from investigators who have developed cellular therapies in model systems and want to evaluate these therapies in well-designed rigorous clinical trials in humans. We anticpate supporting 2-3 projects this year. For a sample of current projects receiving support see Current Projects. Any faculty member in the Harvard, Tufts, or Boston University medical community is welcome and encouraged to apply for this opportunity. Please contact Kari Thostenson, Program Administrator, at for an application or more information on this unique opportunity.

The Fall CHCT Newsletter will be available in November. For a copy of past newsletters or to sign up for our mailing list, please contact

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