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Penn Medicine Study Describes Development of Personalized Cellular Therapy for Brain Cancer

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:55am by UPenn Immune cells engineered to seek out and attack a type of deadly brain cancer were found to be both safe and effective at controlling tumor growth in mice that were treated with these modified cells, according to a study published in Science Translational Medicine by a team from the Perelman

With Liver Donors in Short Supply, Cell Transplants Offer New Options

For many liver disease patients, implantation of a few new cells from a healthy organ may buy time or avoid a full transplant altogether February 17, 2015 |By Jessica Wapner A new approach may provide a stopgap or, in time, an entirely new alternative. Called hepatocyte transplantation, the technique replaces approximately 10 percent of the