Tag Archive: laboratory research

Nov 12 2015

Targeted Gene Therapy Aimed at Devastating Childhood Disease

When something important is missing, we often search for a replacement. After many years of looking, a team of researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Missouri have found a way to substitute for a missing gene linked to a relentless childhood neurodegenerative disease.

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Sep 22 2015

Vs. Cancer and CBTTC a Winning Team for Childhood Brain Tumor Research

From pitchers and catchers to fast base runners and big hitters, baseball rosters need a diverse range of skills, but to achieve victory, individual players need to work together. Such dedication to collaboration also is a winning game plan when patients, clinicians, researchers, and donors team up to accelerate the study of childhood brain tumors.

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Sep 17 2015

Teaching the Immune System to Have Long-term Memory for Leukemia

Your immune system is designed to protect against foreign invaders such as infections, but you may not realize that it also destroys abnormal cells that your body produces.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/teaching-the-immune-system-to-have-long-term-memory-for-leukemia/

Sep 03 2015

Mitochondrial Disease and Diabetes Good Companions in Research

Certain defects in the way the mitochondria work may lead to diabetes, and the ways our bodies adapt to high blood sugars share many features with the ways our bodies respond to mitochondrial disease.

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