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Prenatal exome sequencing identifies genetic causes of non-immune hydrops fetalis

A new study led by Teresa Sparks, MD, MAS, an investigator in the Center for Maternal-Fetal Precision Medicine and Assistant […]

October 8, 2020
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BrainVar catalogues genetic variants that underlie brain development – prenatally, postnatally, through childhood

Center investigator and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Stephan Sanders, BMBS, PhD, and colleagues have developed a catalogue of genetic variants […]

April 7, 2020
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Fetal molecular therapies show promise in studies of MPS7 mice

Administering stem cell or enzyme therapy in utero may be a path to alleviating some congenital diseases that often result […]

March 11, 2020
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Fixing nature’s genetic mistakes in the womb

On November 18, 2019, we convened an In Utero Gene Therapy Think Tank in San Francisco to expand the discussion […]

December 11, 2019
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Time Magazine covers clinical trial for alpha thalassemia major

Our Co-Founder, Tippi MacKenzie, MD, was featured in an article in Time Magazine discussing the alpha thalassemia major (ATM) clinical […]

September 18, 2018
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Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant – All Before Birth (NYT)

The general goal of fetal therapy is to act early enough to minimize or even prevent lasting harm from severe […]

May 25, 2018
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Medical breakthrough could save babies before birth

Dr. Tippi Mackenzie is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Her lab’s recent research […]

January 30, 2018
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CIRM awards Tippi MacKenzie, MD $12.1M to treat babies in the womb who have alpha thalassemia major

Pediatric Surgeon Tippi MacKenzie, MD was awarded $12.1 million by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to treat babies […]

July 18, 2017
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We were featured in an article in Science!

Our Co-Founder, Dr. Tippi MacKenzie, discusses our work with in utero stem cell transplantation for fetuses with alpha thalassemia major […]

May 5, 2016
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We Were Featured in UCSF Medical Center “Our Programs” Campaign!

Tippi and Mary discuss how and why the CMFPM is bringing together expert scientists and clinical researchers to develop precision […]

November 16, 2015