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2013-06-28 12:23:52

Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry at Duke University Medical Center Honored for Research and Collaboration that Has Resulted in Improved Treatment Options for Patients with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases TOWSON, Md., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) announced today that Michael S. Hershfield, M.D. has been awarded the Boyle Scientific Achievement Award for 2013. The award was presented during the Immune Deficiency Foundation's 2013...

2012-08-20 10:24:30

First microscope to allow visuals to be taken below 40 nanometers of resolution within a cell HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is the first institution in North America to acquire a Leica Microsystems Gated Stimulation Emission Depletion (G-STED) microscope. The new microscope allows researchers to take never before seen, super-resolution photos below 40 nanometers within a cell and is the only microscope in the world that can acquire images at...

2012-05-09 10:25:56

HOUSTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) announced the arrival of Dr. Jordan Orange to lead a newly merged section and service of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology. An internationally recognized leader in studying and treating primary immunodeficiency disorders in children, Orange serves as chief of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology and director of a new Center for Human Immunobiology at Texas Children's and...

2011-04-14 16:20:00

--Immunotherapy Used in Proof-of-Principle Treatment for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia-- PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a novel approach that works around the gene defect in Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, an inherited immune deficiency disorder, researchers used an alternative cell signaling pathway to significantly improve immune function in a 13-year-old boy with the disease. The study, at The Children's Hospital of...

2011-02-16 08:30:00

--Dr. Jordan Orange, Holder of Newly Endowed Chair at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Researches Immune Disorders-- PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia announced the establishment of the Jeffrey Modell Endowed Chair in Pediatric Immunology Research. A ceremony at the Hospital's Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr. Translational Research Building recognized the first holder of the chair, pediatric immunologist Jordan S. Orange,...

2008-09-12 12:00:35

The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF) and Talecris Biotherapeutics, Inc. have donated $150,000 to Children's Medical Center to expand clinical care and outreach for children with primary immunodeficiency (PI), the two organizations announced today. PI is a term that encompasses more than 150 diseases caused by an immune system that does not function properly. The program at Children's, one of 38 worldwide supported by the JMF, focuses on the diagnosis, care and treatment of those suffering...