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Dr. Malcolm Brenner recipient of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium Lifetime Achievement AwardFeb 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 cancerFeb 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 lymphomaDec 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 grantNov 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 cure leukemia.
'Off-the-shelf' virus-specific T-cells fight viral infections in stem cell transplant patientsMay 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 vaccineApr 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 cancerFeb 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 treatmentsFeb 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 therapyDec 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 awardSep 27, 2012
Award supports work to discover new ways to mobilize the immune system to kill cancer cells.