U.S. News & World Report has ranked Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center the top pediatric cancer program in New England and #3 in the nation in its new 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals report.
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Vector reports that scientists have discovered that DIPG/DMG tumors are made up of H3K27M-mutated cell populations that contain many cells stuck in a stem-cell-like state, fueling tumor growth.
Stuart H. Orkin, MD, an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and professor at Harvard Medical School known for his landmark discoveries into blood cell development and the genetic basis of blood disorders, is the recipient of the 2018 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.
Today, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), American Airlines and Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War announced a powerful collaboration as they team up in the fight against cancer.
In this Vector report, researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center reveal how the protein, BCL11A, controls the switch in the body’s production of fetal hemoglobin to adult hemoglobin.
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is the only pediatric stem cell transplant center in the U.S. to exceed expected outcomes for allogeneic transplant patients in 2017.
As reported in Answers, researchers at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center have found that CDK12 inhibitors pack a particularly lethal punch to Ewing sarcoma, a rare cancer typically affecting children and young adults.
Alessandra Biffi, MD, led a study that shows the efficacy of a new gene therapy transplantation technique that could have future applications for treating neurodegenerative diseases.
David Williams, MD, discusses Dana-Farber/Boston Children's new gene therapy clinical trial for sickle cell disease in a live webchat.
Two Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center faculty members, Scott Allen Armstrong, MD, PhD, and Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).