Cell and Gene Therapy News
Dr. Malcolm Brenner recipient of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium Lifetime Achievement Award Feb 13, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy researcher Dr. Malcolm Brenner has been named a recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Grants support immunotherapy-based treatment for childhood cancer Feb 5, 2014 Two Baylor College of Medicine researchers have received grants from the nonprofit organization Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to advance their immunotherapy-based treatment approaches for childhood cancer.
Activated “killer” T-cells effective against resistant lymphoma Dec 16, 2013 Lab technique helps cells regain ability to attack tumor, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine.
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy researchers receive V Foundation translational grant Nov 14, 2013 Drs. Gianpietro Dotti, Cliona Rooney and Caridad Martinez received a
$600,000, three-year grant to advance research into the prevention and
treatment of complications associated with stem cell transplantation to
'Off-the-shelf' virus-specific T-cells fight viral infections in stem cell transplant patients May 14, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers find a potential treatment for patients for whom antiviral drugs are not working.
Gene activity studies classify response to flu vaccine Apr 7, 2013 BCM researchers look to genes to understand flu vaccine effectiveness.
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy receives renewed NIH funding to enhance T cell therapy for cancer Feb 27, 2013 Funding will help advance T cell therapy for kids and adults with cancer, reach wider spectrum of cancers.
Protein inhibitors studied as new cholesterol treatments Feb 19, 2013 BCM researchers are studying new treatments, including a genetic therapy, that may potentially help those with high cholesterol.
Rebuilding blood vessels through gene therapy Dec 20, 2012 Study give insight into safety, effectiveness of gene therapy to rebuild blood vessels in patients living with coronary artery disease.
BCM's Gottschalk receives NIH transformative research award Sep 27, 2012 Award supports work to discover new ways to mobilize the immune system to kill cancer cells.
BCM launches Cancer Exome Sequencing test Sep 4, 2012 Cancer exome sequencing will provide a comprehensive profile of acquired mutations in tumor tissue.
Developmental function of transcription factor conserved in human white matter disorders May 31, 2012 BCM researchers look to pinpoint developmental process of some neurological conditions.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia focus of monthly genetic series May 3, 2012 Genetic disorder of adrenal gland will be the topic of May 8 'Evening with Genetics".
Dr. Malcolm Brenner research named in 10 best of 2012 Apr 18, 2012 Director of BCM's Center for Cell and Gene Therapy receive recognition for stem cell transplant research.
New BCM McNair Scholar applies stem cell technology to advance diabetes research Apr 17, 2012 Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar.
Loss of enzyme stymies differentiation of blood-forming cells Dec 4, 2011 Study finds lack or mutation of gene creates abundance of stem cells and lack of blood cells, implications for people with myeloid leukemia.
Five top scientists to receive DeBakey Research Awards Jun 7, 2011 Baylor College of Medicine scientists to receive the annual Michael E. DeBakey M.D., Excellence in Research Awards.
Extensive protein interaction network controls gene regulation May 20, 2011 Baylor College of Medicine scientists identified and classified virtually all the transcription coregulators in human cells.
Minivectors renew gene therapy hopes for lung treatments May 2, 2011 Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that minivectors can carry gene therapy deep into the lungs.
New study finds better strategy for lymphoma immunotherapy Apr 19, 2011 BCM researchers work to teach immune system to recognize cancer cells and kill them.