News tagged ‘ImmuneSystem’ clear
- Dana-Farber/Boston Children's researchers reported promising outcomes data for the first group of boys with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome (SCID-X1), a fatal genetic immunodeficiency also known as "bubble boy" disease, who were treated in an international clinical study of a new form of gene therapy.
Tags: ChildhoodCancer, ImmuneSystem, Genetics, Leukemia
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists identify cells in mice that
prevent the immune system from attacking the animals' own cells,
protecting them from autoimmune diseases.
- Dana-Farber researchers received the grant from the Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency and the Army Research Office to develop a
treatment against known, unknown, naturally occurring, or engineered
Tags: Grants, ImmuneSystem
- The use of monoclonal antibodies to activate an immune-system response
to abnormal cells resulted in a significant increase in survival time in
patients with metastatic melanoma, report Dana-Farber researchers.
Tags: ImmuneSystem, Melanoma, TranslationalResearch
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