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1 hr ago | ABC News
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
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5 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
Nick Wilkins was diagnosed with leukemia when he was 4 years old, and when the cancer kept bouncing back, impervious to all the different treatments the doctors tried, his father sat him down for a talk.
6 hrs ago | Newswise
Newswise - NEW ORLEANS - Three and a half years after beginning a clinical trial which demonstrated the first successful and sustained use of genetically engineered T cells to fight leukemia, a research team from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will today announce the ... (more)
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
By Todd Richissin, editor It's curtains for me in 9,325 days. That's Wednesday's result from the " Days of Life" app I installed on my iPhone.
WILLIAM ANDERSON'S grandparents had only one question last night as they sat in the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Known as the blood-brain barrier, cells that line the brain and spinal cord are tightly packed, making it difficult for anything besides very small molecules to cross from the bloodstream into the central nervous system.
The Philadelphia Police Department's Southwest Detectives Division is looking to identify two suspect who shot a 30 year-old male in Overbrook.
Men! Useless at discerning a woman's true feelings, deaf as a post when a baby is crying and utterly incapable of performing more than one task at a time.
Two Drexel students launched their new lifestyle app, goPuff, on the Android and the iOS platforms Oct. 16. This app was created by co-founder junior business majors Rafael Illishayev and Yakir Gola for their delivery company, a retail and wholesale company that specializes in hookahs and hookah supplies.
They could soon be on your smartphone or tablet: apps designed by students, staff, and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania that have generated a lot of buzz among software development firms and venture capitalists.
Police are looking for three men in connection with the ambush and shooting of a pizza delivery man in Philadelphia.
The Rev. Whitney Edwards has been appointed rector of Christ & Holy Trinity Church in Westport.
The Board of Trustees of Girls Preparatory School has announced the appointment of Autumn Adkins Graves as its next Head of School, effective July 1, 2014.
The widow of a researcher who died of brain cancer has sued the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and two other researchers for allegedly exposing her husband to deadly radiation and enrolling him in an experimental study without his permission.
"Men joke that women can't parallel park, women say men all have the emotional intelligence of a plank of wooda and so it goes on."
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