Among other projects, she and her colleagues are looking for ways to harness the power of stress to make allogeneic bone marrow transplants safer, improve outcomes for radiation and immunotherapies, and provide a new treatment strategy for patients with advanced melanoma.
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They hope that harnessing the power of stress in patients who undergo allogeneic transplant will lower their risk of developing a harmful condition called graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) while preserving the beneficial graft-versus-tumor effect (GVT). If all goes well, they could launch a clinical trial within a year to pave the way for doing just that.
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