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Newly-Found T Memory Stem Cells May Be Key to Gene Therapy

(BioScience Technology) – Genetically engineered T memory stem cells (Tscm) can last more than 12 years in patients’ bodies, and can continually generate appropriate T cell armies for them, says an innovative study looking at two historic clinical trials. It was known that mature human memory T cells could persist—if no one knew for how long. And it was theorized that recently discovered human Tscm cells could persist—if again, no one knew for how long.

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