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Title: Curt I. Civin Article for the Amherst Alumni Magazine, December 2003
AmherstAlumniMag_Dec2003.pdf  (103.88 kB)  
Authors: Nugent, Tom
Date: 2003-12
Subject Keywords: CD34+ lympho-hematopoietic stem-progenitor cells
bone marrow stem cells
pediatric oncology
Civin, Curt I.
Biography
Amherst College
Cancer--Research
Stem cells
Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Antibodies
Antigens
Antigens, CD34--therapeutic use
Leukemia
Description: Untitled piece. The descriptive title is taken from the content and the publication information from the name of the file.
This article contains the personal biography of Dr. Civin, often autobiography, from his days as an undergraduate student in Amherst to his dedication to research on pediatric oncology. It relates the effect that his mother's suffering and death from breast cancer had on his decisions for his professional life. It also describes the human and scientific trajectory of his discovery and development of "a platform technology to identify and purify stem cells for research and for transplant into patients."
A shorter version of this article is archived at http://hdl.handle.net/10713/7125, with the title "New Blood."
Type: Manuscript
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