Thursday, August 18, 2011

"Serial killers" T-cells

Scientists at UPenn's Perelman School of Medicine may have found a cure for leukemia using lymphocte, or T-cells.  Modified with a harmless version of HIV, the genetically engineered T-cell seeks and destroys tumor cells.  Two of the three patients, with the third patient still improving, show no signs of leukemia.

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