Stanford scientists discover how to change human leukemia cells in lab into harmless immune cells

After a chance observation in the lab, researchers found a method that can force dangerous leukemia cells in the lab to mature into harmless immune cells called macrophages. Click here to read the full press release. ### Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, it currently designates 68 as Cancer Centers. Largely … Continue reading “Stanford scientists discover how to change human leukemia cells in lab into harmless immune cells”

After a chance observation in the lab, researchers found a method that can force dangerous leukemia cells in the lab to mature into harmless immune cells called macrophages.

Click here to read the full press release.

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Among the research institutions NCI funds across the United States, it currently designates 68 as Cancer Centers. Largely based in research universities, these facilities are home to many of the NCI-supported scientists who conduct a wide range of intense, laboratory research into cancer’s origins and development. The Cancer Centers Program also focuses on trans-disciplinary research, including population science and clinical research. The centers’ research results are often at the forefront of studies in the cancer field.

Author: Joe Lovrek

Born in Houston, Raised in Trinity Texas

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