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'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.
BCM launches Cancer Exome Sequencing testSep 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 disordersMay 31, 2012
BCM researchers look to pinpoint developmental process of some neurological conditions.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia focus of monthly genetic seriesMay 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 2012Apr 18, 2012
Director of BCM's Center for Cell and Gene Therapy receive recognition for stem cell transplant research.