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    At St. Jude, researchers are blazing a trail toward making gene therapy a safer and even more effective treatment for a wide range of diseases.

    Discovery in "Bubble Boy" disease gene therapy

    St. Jude researchers determine why gene therapy treatment caused leukemia in some severe immune deficiency patients; discovery offers hope for safe treatment.

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    Bouncers, or protective proteins, have the task of escorting molecules out of Club Cell. St. Jude researchers investigate how to use these proteins to fight cancer.

    Stem Cells: Reasons for the Research

    Some scientists at other institutions have obtained stem cells from human embryos. St. Jude has not used this highly controversial source of cells. Our stem cells are harvested solely from the blood or bone marrow of children or adults.

    St. Jude researchers reverse blood disease using genetically modified stem cells

    Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have overcome two major technical obstacles that currently limit the success of gene therapy for human red blood cell diseases such as beta-thalassemia and sickle cell disease.