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A new tool allows scientists to see the immune system like never before.
Making use of a new "super resolution" microscope that provides sharp images at extremely small scales, scientists have achieved unprecedented views of the immune system in action.
A new genomics study, led by the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, sets the stage for the first predictive diagnostic test in a serious immunodeficiency disease in children.
--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.
A pediatric immunologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia collaborated with European gene therapy researchers who achieved marked clinical improvements in two young children with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, a very rare but often severe immunodeficiency disorder.
--Two Boys with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Show Marked Improvement in European Study -- PHILADELPHIA, Nov.
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