Thursday, May 15, 2014New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has opened the Irving Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, a state-of-the-art facility for comprehensive bone marrow transplant (BMT) care. The new unit features 18 inpatient rooms, a high-tech nurses station for individual patient monitoring, and a specialized airflow system...American Journal of Transplantation: Official Journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant SurgeonsFriday, December 13, 2013Avoidance of long-term immunosuppression is a desired goal in organ transplantation. Mixed chimerism offers a promising approach to tolerance induction, and we have aimed to develop low-toxicity, nonimmunodepleting approaches to achieve this outcome. In a mouse model achieving fully MHC-mismatched allogeneic bone marrow...Distribution and Compartmentalization of Human Circulating and Tissue-Resident Memory T Cell SubsetsImmunity, December 2012Thursday, December 20, 2012Knowledge of human T cells derives chiefly from studies of peripheral blood, whereas their distribution and function in tissues remains largely unknown. Here, we present a unique analysis of human T cells in lymphoid and mucosal tissues obtained from individual organ donors, revealing tissue-intrinsic compartmentalization...Dr. Sykes speaks to WNYC's "The Takeaway"Thursday, September 27, 2012Tuesday, September 25, 2012Dr Megan Sykes speaks to the New York Times about the benefits and challenges of the Humanized Mouse Model. Read the entire story here.