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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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]