Newborn screening is the most important factor in the survival of the blister child over the past 40 years

Mort Cowan and Jennifer Puck visit an Artemis-SCID patient in the hospital who is being treated with his own genetically corrected stem cells

UCSF pediatrics professor Jennifer Puck, MD, has spent decades pushing for universal newborn screening to detect severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a rare but deadly genetic disorder. Today, her grit has been affirmed by a Hand study directly showing that, by enabling early treatment, newborn screening has been the most significant factor in improving survival outcomes … Read more