September 18, 2018

Our Co-Founder, Tippi MacKenzie, MD, was featured in an article in Time Magazine discussing the Alpha-thalassemia Major (ATM) clinical trial: Scientists Are Developing New Ways to Treat Disease With Cells, Not Drugs

You can read the full article here

January 30, 2018

Dr. Tippi Mackenzie is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Her lab’s recent research looks at a hereditary disease that affects the blood cells known as Alpha Thalassemia Major. This disorder is known to be often incompatible with life and consequently must be identified in utero.

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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