Dr. Smitha S. Dutt's Profile

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Dr. Smitha S. Dutt

Dr. Smitha Dutt received a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the State University of New York, Buffalo, USA with a specialization in Oncology. She completed her post-doctoral training from University of California, Davis, USA. She is active contributor to the site as a freelance writer on a variety of health topics.

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CAR T-Cell Therapy

CAR T-Cell Therapy

CAR T-cell therapy is a type of gene therapy where the patient’s T-lymphocytes are genetically altered to target cancer cells within the patient’s body.

Cancer
Hashimoto´s Thyroiditis

Hashimoto´s Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is an autoimmune disorder of the thyroid causing hypothyroidism. Synthetic hormone levothyroxine is an effective lifelong oral drug.

Disease & Condition
Cholestatic Jaundice

Cholestatic Jaundice

Cholestatic jaundice occurs when the flow of bile (chole) between the liver and small intestine is impaired (stasis) due to various conditions.

Disease & Condition
Erysipelas

Erysipelas

Erysipelas is a superficial skin infection mainly caused by group A streptococci, marked by redness, swelling, pain over the affected area with fever, and chills.

Disease & Condition
Erythropoietin (EPO) - Facts and Mode of Action

Erythropoietin (EPO) - Facts and Mode of Action

Erythropoietin is a hormone secreted by kidneys in response to low oxygen levels in tissues (hypoxia), and stimulates red cell formation in bone marrow.

Disease & Condition