Announcements

2010 Announcements

Tighter Timing of Drugs Cuts Deaths from HIV–TB

Image: Tighter Timing of Drugs Cuts Deaths from HIV–TB

Courtesy of Focus, Harvard Medical School - Please see the full article here.

A new method of treating patients infected with both HIV and tuberculosis could save countless lives in the developing world, where nearly half a million… Read Full Article »

2010 PCMM/IDI Scientific Retreat

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This fall PCMM/IDI returned to the familiar SeaCrest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, MA for the 2010 annual scientific retreat.  From Sunday, Sept. 12th through Tuesday, Sept. 14th, over 220 attendees made the trip to Cape… Read Full Article »

Sun Hur named 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences to study the “Mechanism of self vs. non-self RNA discrimination by RIG-I”.

Image: Sun Hur named 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences to study the “Mechanism of self vs. non-self RNA discrimination by RIG-I”.

Text adapted from The Pew Charitable Trusts press release

The Pew Charitable Trusts today (June 17, 2010) named Sun Hur, Ph.D., as a 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. The program enables scientists to take calculated… Read Full Article »

Administrative Changes at the Immune Disease Institute

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There have been a number of changes at the Immune Disease Institute in the past year.   Until last year, Immune Disease Institute (IDI) was an independent non-profit research institute, affiliated with Harvard Medical School.  In February of 2009… Read Full Article »

Center for Human Cell Therapy Boston Awarded 5 year Production Assistance for Cellular Therapy (PACT) contract by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to advance cell therapy research

Image: Center for Human Cell Therapy Boston Awarded 5 year Production Assistance for Cellular Therapy (PACT) contract by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to advance cell therapy research

On January 15th 2010, Dr. Leslie E. Silberstein of the Center for Human Cell Therapy Boston (CHCT) at the Immune Disease Institute was awarded a Production Assistance for Cellular Therapies contract (PACT) by the National Institutes of Health.… Read Full Article »