Cell and Gene Therapy News
New study advances safety, efficacy profile of virus-specific T cells for post-transplant recipients Jun 25, 2014 Using specialized, virus-specific immune cells called T cells, researchers have identified a novel safe, effective and rapid approach to protect from the threat of multiple severe infections at once.
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.