July 18, 2017

Pediatric Surgeon Tippi MacKenzie, MD was awarded $12.1 million by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to treat babies in the womb suffering from alpha thalassemia major, a blood disorder that is only detected in the last few months of pregnancy and is almost uniformly fatal.

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May 05, 2016

Our Co-Founder, Dr. Tippi MacKenzie, discusses our work with in utero stem cell transplantation for fetuses with alpha thalassemia major in a feature article in Science! The article also gives a lovely history of the field of in utero stem cell transplantation. You can read the article here

November 16, 2015

Tippi and Mary discuss how and why the CMFPM is bringing together expert scientists and clinical researchers to develop precision therapies that will improve the health of pregnant women and babies all over the world.

Drs. Mary Norton and Tippi MacKenzie Welcome the crowd at the Center for Maternal-Fetal Precision Medicine Launch Conference
November 13, 2015

Videos of each topic discussed at our Launch Conference in October are now available.

Each speaker had five minutes or less to do three things: 1) Describe the main problem they are working to solve, what they have done so far to solve it, and what they would like to do in the future. 2) Tell the audience how working to solve the focal problem fits with the mission of the Center for Maternal-Fetal Precision Medicine. 3) Tell the audience what opportunities for collaboration will develop as the work moves forward.