Phase 1 trial uses enhanced T cells to treat neuroblastoma Jun 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 patients May 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 BCM Jan 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 disorder Sep 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 infections Apr 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 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.
Ongoing research validates safety, efficacy for use of sickle cell treatment for children Sep 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 phase Sep 20, 2011 Phase very important step forward in establishing a comprehensive national program for sickle cell disease.
Pediatric strokes: More common than most people think May 17, 2011 Are pediatric strokes more common than many think? BCM experts say childhood strokes say that they do occur in kids.
Deadly glioblastoma target for immunotherapy research Mar 21, 2011 BCM Research team develops clinical studies to treat form of brain cancer.