Autoimmune disease is usually treated using general immunosuppressants. But this non-targeted therapy leaves the body more susceptible to infection and other life-threatening diseases.
Now, scientists at Boston Children's Hospital, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research think they… Read Full Article »
When he was only two days old, Jan Brandt rushed her son Steven from a hospital in New Hampshire to Children's Hospital in Boston. The boy had an alarmingly low level of platelets, the red blood cells that… Read Full Article »
Back in the late 1970s, when I first learned I had a fatal bone marrow disease called aplastic anemia, I had no idea that CBRI would play an essential role in my cure. My bone marrow had stopped… Read Full Article »
In a new issue of Journal of Clinical Investigation, Senior Investigator Denisa Wagner, Ph.D., and colleagues have shed light on the regulatory powers of a molecule called CalDAG-GEFI, which according to Wagner exists as a kind of "red… Read Full Article »
Senior Investigator Judy Lieberman, M.D., Ph.D., will be a featured scientist in a new Harvard publication called Science Connections. She is one of 20 scientists from the Harvard universe, including research institutions and affiliated hospitals, who are profiled… Read Full Article »