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Suramin and Autism
May 2017
A small, randomized clinical trial showed that a single intravenous dose of the century-old drug suramin transiently improved core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

 Phage Therapy
April 2017
Scientists and physicians successfully used an experimental therapy involving bacteriophages (phages) — viruses that target and consume specific strains of bacteria — to treat a patient near death from a multidrug-resistant bacterial infection.

Quantified Surgery
March 2017
In a unique case, doctors used Big Data, sophisticated computer modeling and 3D imaging to personalize a patient’s procedure before entering the operating room, revealing new possibilities for the future of surgery.

Cancer Immunotherapy
July 2016
Doctors and researchers at Moores Cancer Center are working at the leading edge of immunotherapy, a treatment approach that boosts a patient’s own immune system to better fight his or her cancer.