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14Dec/17

India’s laws on organ transplants do little to protect rights of organ donors – Scroll.in


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India’s laws on organ transplants do little to protect rights of organ donors
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At a recent meeting of doctors, legal experts, activists and a government representative, on possible changes to the Transplantation of Human Organs Act, most people agreed that donors often agree to transplant procedures due to coercion or a dire need

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12Dec/17

Immunotherapy drug nearly eliminates severe acute graft-versus … – Science Daily


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Immunotherapy drug nearly eliminates severe acute graft-versus …
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Results from a phase 2 clinical trial, presented by Seattle Children’s Research Institute at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, show that the drug Abatacept (Orencia) nearly eliminated life-threatening severe acute graft
Orencia Prevented Graft-Versus-Host Disease After Stem Cell …Immuno-Oncology News

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11Dec/17

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with ‘bubble boy’ disease – News-Medical.net


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St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with ‘bubble boy’ disease
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Currently, transplantation with a tissue-matched sibling donor is the standard treatment for XSCID. More than 80 percent of XSCID patients, including the infants in this study, do not have matched sibling donors. These patients must rely on unrelated

09Dec/17

Gene therapy improves immunity in babies with ‘bubble boy’ disease – Medical Xpress


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Gene therapy improves immunity in babies with ‘bubble boy’ disease
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Ewelina Mamcarz, M.D., presents research at the 2017 ASH conference that indicates that the St. Jude XSCID gene therapy has been well tolerated and effective for infants as young as 2 months old. Credit: Peter Barta / St. Jude Children’s Research

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