Category Archives: severe combined immunodeficiency

Researchers grow and correct an SCID immune system in-a-dish via precision medicine.


For infants with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), something as simple as a common cold or ear infection can be fatal. Born with an incomplete immune system, kids who have SCID, also known as ‘bubble boy’ or ‘bubble baby’ disease, can’t fight off even the mildest of germs. They often have to live in sterile, isolated environments to avoid infections and,

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