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Roche's high-throughput sequencing technology used for high-resolution HLA genotyping

Roche's high-throughput sequencing technology used for high-resolution HLA genotyping

NIH funds the University of California's consortium for immune disorder research

NIH funds the University of California's consortium for immune disorder research

Discovery of new genetic cause severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)

Discovery of new genetic cause severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)

Findings may aid in bone marrow transplants, blood diseases

Findings may aid in bone marrow transplants, blood diseases

Risk factors for severe RSV infection in immunocompromised children

Risk factors for severe RSV infection in immunocompromised children

Debate over safety of gene therapy trials focuses on issue of informed consent

Debate over safety of gene therapy trials focuses on issue of informed consent

Boy in a bubble gets leukaemia after gene therapy

Boy in a bubble gets leukaemia after gene therapy

Novel technologies show promise for future of gene transfer

Novel technologies show promise for future of gene transfer

Researchers determine why gene therapy treatment caused leukemia in some X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency patients

Researchers determine why gene therapy treatment caused leukemia in some X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency patients

Researchers develop T-cells from human embryonic stem cells

Researchers develop T-cells from human embryonic stem cells

Therapeutic gene suspected to cause cancer

Therapeutic gene suspected to cause cancer

Nod1 found to control tumor growth in certain breast cancers

Nod1 found to control tumor growth in certain breast cancers

Dental problems caused by radiation, chemotherapy should be treated before a child undergoes immunosuppression as part of bone marrow transplantation therapy

Dental problems caused by radiation, chemotherapy should be treated before a child undergoes immunosuppression as part of bone marrow transplantation therapy

Gene therapy for arthritis is both feasible and safe

Gene therapy for arthritis is both feasible and safe

Method of gene therapy accurately corrects mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy accurately corrects mutations in disease-causing genes

DNA repair kit announced by scientists

DNA repair kit announced by scientists

Method of gene therapy that can accurately and permanently correct mutations in disease-causing genes

Method of gene therapy that can accurately and permanently correct mutations in disease-causing genes

Gene therapy effective in helping children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)

Gene therapy effective in helping children with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)