Lee Nelson

professor of medicine at the University of Washington and a member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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Nelson, considered one of the world's leading researchers in this investigative frontier, has been studying the role that microchimerism plays in the initiation and remission of autoimmune diseases since 1986, the year she began her research career at the Hutchinson Center.

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The Surprising Benefits of Carrying Your Child’s Cells

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