bubble boy disease

bub·ble boy disease 'bəb-əl-'bȯi- n severe combined immunodeficiency

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  • bubble-boy disease — severe combined immunodeficiency disease …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • bubble boy syndrome — noun → SCID. {common name inspired by David Vetter, 1972–84, a US boy who suffered from the disease and who lived in a specially built germ free plastic bubble} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bubble Boy — David, who died, at age 12, of severe combined immunodeficiency disease after living in an isolated environment …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Severe combined immunodeficiency — Infobox Disease Name = Severe combined immunodeficiency Caption = DiseasesDB = 11978 ICD10 = ICD10|D|81|0|d|80 ICD10|D|81|2|d|80 ICD9 = ICD9|279.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2214 MeshID = D016511 Severe… …   Wikipedia

  • Severe combined immunodeficiency (non-human) — Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) is a severe immunodeficiency genetic disorder that is characterised by the complete inability of the adaptive immune system mount, coordinate, and sustain an appropriate immune response, usually due to… …   Wikipedia

  • Gene therapy — using an Adenovirus vector. A new gene is inserted into an adenovirull. If the treatment is successful, the new gene will make a functional protein. Gene therapy is the insertion, alteration, or removal of genes within an individual s cells and… …   Wikipedia

  • William French Anderson — William French Anderson, M.D. (born December 31, 1936) is a U.S. physician, geneticist and molecular biologist. He is considered a pioneer of gene therapy. He graduated from Harvard College in 1958 and from Harvard Medical School in 1963. In 1990 …   Wikipedia

  • Тяжёлый комбинированный иммунодефицит — (ТКИД), (также известен как алимфоцитоз, синдром Глянцмана Риникера, синдром тяжёлого комбинированного иммунодефицита, и тимическая алимфоплазия[1]) это генетическое заболевание, при котором повреждаются оба типа оружия (B лимфоциты и T… …   Википедия

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  • David Vetter — Born September 21, 1971(1971 09 21) Houston, Texas, United States Died February 22, 1984(1984 02 22) (aged 12) United States Cause of death Complications from …   Wikipedia

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