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Pictured: Richard O’Reilly
Transplantation Shown to Be Highly Effective in Treating Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

A study shows that treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) with stem cell transplantation is very effective, especially if done early.

July 31, 2014
Pictured: Susan Prockop & Lucas T.
Wiping Out Epstein-Barr Virus Preserves Transplant Success

Memorial Sloan Kettering physician-scientists have prevented a dangerous complication of stem cell transplantation using immune cells donated from a third party.

March 6, 2014
Pictured: Paul Meyers & Kamirah M.
The Past, Present, and Future: Research and Treatment Advances in Pediatric Cancers

Pediatric oncologist Paul Meyers gives us a snapshot of where treatment for childhood cancers has been – and the promising directions it’s taking in the future.

February 19, 2014
Pictured: Aisha Hasan
Pediatric Patients Celebrate Aisha Hasan’s Hyundai Hope Grant

The grant, which Dr. Hasan will use to develop novel immune therapies for two childhood cancers, was presented at Memorial Sloan Kettering and involved a special activity for pediatric patients.

December 2, 2013
Pictured: Andromachi Scaradavou
How Do I Decide Whether I Should Bank Cord Blood from My Newborn?

In this “Ask the Expert” feature, pediatric hematologist Andromachi Scaradavou discusses options for expectant parents who are considering banking a newborn’s cord blood.

July 24, 2013
Pictured: Blood donation Grateful Father of Memorial Sloan Kettering Pediatric Patient Pays It Forward

After signing up for the National Bone Marrow Registry “Be The Match,” a Montclair man was recently called to donate peripheral blood stem cells for a sick child. He was inspired to join the registry after an anonymous donor saved the life of his own son, who had received a bone marrow transplant.

December 22, 2011