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Feb February 28 Wed 2018

Using antibody in treatment of ‘bubble boy disease’ shows early promise

In a clinical trial, participants were given an antibody to CD117, a cell surface marker, in an effort to wipe out their defective blood stem cells without high-risk chemotherapy or radiation.

Jul July 24 Mon 2017

Stanford announces new Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine

The new Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine will work to turn discoveries into stem cell and gene therapies to aid the millions of people who have genetic diseases.

Dec December 02 Fri 2016

Magenta Therapeutics Scientific Co-founders Present New Stem Cell Biology Data and Honored at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 

Scientfic founders to present new data from ongoing studies.  Agnieszka Czechowicz recieves ASH Abstract Achievement Award.  David Scadden receives the E. Donnall Thomas Lectureship and Prize for his pioneering work in stem cell biology. 

Nov November 16 Wed 2016

Tackling blood diseases, immune disorders

Startup Magenta Therapeutics licenses technologies from Harvard, MGH, and Boston Children’s that could help transform treatment

Aug August 10 Wed 2016

Researchers devise method for bone marrow transplants without using chemotherapy

Scientists have devised a way to destroy blood stem cells in mice without using chemotherapy or radiotherapy, both of which have toxic side effects.

Nov November 28 Wed 2007

Stem cell transplant can grow new immune system in certain mice

Researchers at the School of Medicine have taken a small but significant step, in mouse studies, toward the goal of transplanting adult stem cells to create a new immune system for people with autoimmune or genetic blood diseases.

Nov November 27 Tue 2007

PRESS RELEASE: Stem cell transplant can grow new immune system in certain mice

Stem cell transplant can grow new immune system in certain mice, Stanford researchers find

Nov November 27 Tue 2007

Treatment of leukemia without chemotherapy?

Treatment of leukemia without fatally dead radio or chemotherapy? Much indicates that in the future it will be possible. This is the revolutionary American method scientists from Stanford University are working on for fighting the disease.

Nov November 23 Fri 2007

Stem cells may boost transplants

“Thousands of patients with ailments such as multiple sclerosis and sickle cell disease have been given new hope that cell transplants could offer a more effective way to treat them” reported The Daily Telegraph . The conditions “caused when the immune system becomes faulty” can be “cured” by transplanting stem cells to “effectively transplant the donor’s immune system and cure the condition.”

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