Engineered T-Cells Fight Viral Attacks

June 25, 2014 7:31 PM

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Broad-spectrum T cells appear to effectively treat the viral infections that commonly follow an hematopoietic stem cell transplant, researchers reported.

In a small clinical trial, infusions of T cells were associated with a 94% response rate when used to treat patients with up to four viral infections, according to Ann Leen, PhD, of the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues.

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