Posts Tagged ‘Method’

Food allergy impacts the life and life style of an estimated 12 million Americans. Ingestion of food allergens, annually warrants 30,000 visits to the emergency room. In spite of its prevalence, there is no therapeutic option available, besides careful avoidance of the allergen.

Emerging evidence suggests that MDSCs have great potential as an immune intervention modality in both transplantation and autoimmune disease settings. Mount Sinai investigators demonstrated their utility in both GVHD and Type 1 Diabetes. Coupled with a suite of other pending patent applications including a protocol for expansion and differentiation of ...

Patients with resected stage II-III cutaneous melanomas remain at high risk for metastasis and death. Biomarker development has been limited by the challenge of isolating high-quality RNA from formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded (FFPE) primary tumors. Using NanoString, RNA from 40 stage II-III FFPE primary melanomas was analyzed and a 53-immune-gene panel ...

Infantile myofibromatosis (IMF) is one of the most common proliferative fibrous tumors of infancy and childhood. IMF is a disorder of mesenchymal proliferation characterized by the development of non-metastasizing tumors in the skin, muscle, bone and viscera. Occurrence within families across multiple generations is suggestive of an autosomal-dominance inheritance pattern.