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18 children with severe combined immunodeficiency respond to gene therapy

AABB SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

University of California, Los Angeles, researchers have announced that 18 children with adenosine deaminase-deficient severe combined immunodeficiency are thriving and have functioning immune systems after being treated with gene therapy. Blood stem cells were collected from the patients' bone marrow and modified to correct the defect that caused the illness. ABC News (11/18)


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FDA approves Grifols' plasma fractionation unit

AABB SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014

Gene therapy reduces bleeding caused by severe hemophilia B

AABB SmartBrief | Nov 20, 2014

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AABB SmartBrief | Nov 17, 2014

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AABB SmartBrief | Nov 17, 2014

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AABB SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

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AABB SmartBrief | Nov 18, 2014

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AABB SmartBrief | Nov 19, 2014

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AABB SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2014


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