St. Jude research leads to cure for bubble boy disease

By Updated: April 18, 2019 10:19 AM CT | Published: April 17, 2019 3:58 PM CT

Researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have developed a novel treatment using HIV as a vector to deliver re-engineered blood cells that create an immune system for patients who are born without one. 


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Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet

Michelle Corbet covers business for The Daily Memphian. Prior to, she was a reporter at the Memphis Business Journal. A native Memphian and University of Memphis graduate, Michelle covered business in Conway, Arkansas after college. Michelle got her start covering business as an intern at The Commercial Appeal.

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