The Horizon 2020 CARAMBA project consortium investigates SLAMF7-CAR T-cells prepared by Sleeping Beauty gene-transfer for immunotherapy of multiple myeloma. Ananda Plate, LL.B, MSc, Myeloma Patients Europe, Brussels, Belgium, discusses the role of Myeloma Patients Europe (MPE) in the CARAMBA project, which includes capturing patients’ needs, values, and experiences. Ms Plate outlines another project within the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 program that MPE are involved in – the MMPredict. Additionally, MPE participates in public-private partnerships such as the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). This interview took place during the 3rd European CAR T-cell Meeting.
Myeloma Patients Europe receives funding from most of the pharmaceutical companies developing myeloma and AL amyloidosis drugs. Ananda Plate has no personal disclosures.