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2013-07-31 10:45:26

CHOP researchers advance stem cell studies in a childhood leukemia and diamond blackfan anemia First produced only in the past decade, human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are capable of developing into many or even all human cell types. In new research, scientists reprogrammed skin cells from patients with rare blood disorders into iPSCs, highlighting the great promise of these cells in advancing understanding of those challenging diseases—and eventually in...

2013-07-17 23:18:07

For the 14th year in a row, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) aims to stomp out blood cancer through the Light The Night® (LTN) Walk (http://www.LightTheNight.org). White Plains, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 For the 14th year in a row, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) aims to stomp out blood cancer through the Light The Night® (LTN) Walk (http://www.LightTheNight.org). The LTN Walk is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign of LLS, which brings together families...

2013-06-19 23:02:14

This year alone, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is supporting more than 300 research projects with one goal in mind: Discovering lifesaving therapies for blood cancer patients. And in 2013, “Team In Training” (TNT), a flagship LLS fundraising campaign and the world´s first and largest endurance sports training program, is marking its landmark 25th anniversary. White Plains, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 TNT Fuels 300 New Research Programs to Discover Breakthrough...

2013-06-07 12:50:11

Through genetic engineering of laboratory models, researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center have uncovered a vulnerability in the way cancer cells diverge from normal regenerating cells that may help treat children with leukemia as reported in the journal PNAS on June 3, 2013. Dartmouth researchers are trying to understand the key pathways that distinguish how a normal blood cell grows and divides compared to the altered growth that occurs in leukemia.  In addition...

Using T Cells To Fight Childhood Leukemia
2013-03-26 05:43:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A research team from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania used a novel cell therapy to reprogram the immune cells of two leukemia patients, resulting in a complete remission of the disease and a total lack of evidence of cancer cells in their bodies. The treatment, which is described in a study that is currently available online and will appear in the April 18 print edition of the New England...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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