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New Approach Produces Alloreactive T Cells That Destroy Leukemia


Researchers from Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple University have developed a cellular programming approach that creates alloreactive T cells that are able to eliminate leukemic cells without causing graft versus host disease (GvHD). Using mouse models, the researchers developed a novel approach to improve the desired outcome of allogenic ...

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Marijuana-Based Drug Reduces Seizures in Children with Epilepsy


An experimental, marijuana-based drug has been found to successfully reduce seizures in children with Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy. Manufacturer GW Pharmaceuticals announced Monday that its drug, Epidiolex, successfully achieved its goal of reducing convulsive seizures when compared with a placebo.  GW said that Epidiolex reduced the number of seizures ...

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