Center for Cell and Gene Therapy
The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, and Houston Methodist Hospital provides an infrastructure to rapidly translate novel cell and gene therapy protocols from the laboratory to the clinic. The comprehensive approach of the center brings a wide variety of scientists and clinicians together to develop strategies for the treatment of cancer, HIV and cardiovascular disease.
The center is located on the three different campuses.
The Shell Center for Gene Therapy, the basic research laboratories, is located in the Alkek Tower at Baylor College of Medicine.
Texas Children's Hospital houses:
- Laboratory space to support the pre-clinical research component
- Gene Vector Laboratory for the production of clinical grade vectors
- Translational Research Labs
- Cell and Molecular Therapy Laboratories, which operate under Good Manufacturing Practice guidelines
Patient facilities include the adult stem cell transplant unit at Houston Methodist Hospital and the pediatric stem cell transplant unit at Texas Children's. For more information, please visit our healthcare site.