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sickle cell disease
2015-03-10 13:34:25

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have successfully corrected a genetic error in stem cells from patients with sickle cell disease, and then used those cells to grow mature red blood cells, they report. The study represents an important step toward more effectively treating certain patients with sickle cell disease who need frequent blood transfusions and currently have few options.

Faster, Cheaper Test Developed For Sickle Cell Disease
2014-09-02 03:27:42

Newly developed test can identify sickle cell disease in minutes and could be used in rural clinics around the globe

2013-01-10 14:00:27

By harnessing the very qualities that make sickle cell disease a lethal blood disorder, a research team led by Duke Medicine and Jenomic, a private cancer research company in Carmel, Calif., has developed a way to deploy the misshapen red blood cells to fight cancer tumors.

New Efficiency Brought To Stem Cell Reprogramming
2012-09-13 12:35:17

Biologists reveal genes key to development of pluripotency, in single cells


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