Hematology News

Love Foundation Award recipient touts mentors, colleaguesJul 8, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Martha Mims has received the Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism, and honors the physicians who trained her.
Phase 1 trial uses enhanced T cells to treat neuroblastomaJun 10, 2013
A phase 1 clinical trial at Baylor College of Medicine, which has received support from a pediatric cancer nonprofit organization, will use an immunotherapy approach to treating kids with neuroblastoma.
'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.
Grant funds developmental therapeutics program at BCMJan 29, 2013
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation grant awarded to Texas Children's Cancer Center to improve treatment, find cures for childhood cancer.
Study: Exposure to herbicide may increase risk of rare disorderSep 28, 2012
Study found mothers who lived in counties with highest levels were 80 percent more likely to have children with choanal atresia, stenosis.
Blood type A may predispose to some rotavirus infectionsApr 13, 2012
Your blood type may determine whether you become infected with some strains of rotavirus, a gut pathogen.
Loss of enzyme stymies differentiation of blood-forming cellsDec 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.
Ongoing research validates safety, efficacy for use of sickle cell treatment for childrenSep 20, 2011
Once used to treat cancers and HIV/AIDS, studies evaluate treatment for children with sickle cell.
Angola sickle cell disease program begins pilot phaseSep 20, 2011
Phase very important step forward in establishing a comprehensive national program for sickle cell disease.
Pediatric strokes: More common than most people thinkMay 17, 2011
Are pediatric strokes more common than many think? BCM experts say childhood strokes say that they do occur in kids.