Grants for Immunotherapy-based Treatment Approaches for Childhood Cancer


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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization, has provided new Reach Awards grants to two Baylor College of Medicine researchers to advance their immunotherapy-based treatment for childhood cancer.

The two grant recipients are: Dr. William Decker, assistant professor of immunology at Baylor, and Dr. Cliona Rooney, professor in the Center for Cell and Therapy at Baylor, Texas Childrenís Hospital and Houston Methodist.


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