Bubble Boy Disease (SCID)
VIDEO: How SCID was cured
Thanks to stem cell research funded by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, a cure for SCID could be not far off.
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Bubble Boy Disease (SCID)
VIDEO: Evangelina is cured of Bubble Boy Disease
Evangelina Padilla-Vaccaro was born with Bubble Boy Disease, also known as severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a genetic, uniformly lethal disease that causes babies to be born without functioning immune systems. But today, thanks to stem cell research funded by the California Institute for ...
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Bubble Boy Disease (SCID)
How can stem cells help treat or cure SCID/Bubble Boy Disease?
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), or “Bubble Boy Disease,” is caused by a genetic mutation that severely weakens the immune system. Stem cell approaches involve removing the blood-forming stem cells that eventually become immune cells, then modifying them so that they do not have the ...
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