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2014-07-08 08:31:51

GRENOBLE, France, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunID announced today that Dr Miguel Perales, Deputy Chief, Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service and Director, Adult Stem Cell Transplant Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, is joining its Scientific Advisory Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140707/124850 Dr Perales' clinical practice focuses on allogeneic and autologous stem cell transplantation for hematological malignancies as well as novel...

Bone Marrow Transplant Pioneer Thomas Dead At 92
2012-10-22 04:46:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The doctor who is recognized as the father of bone marrow transplantation died Saturday at the age of 92. E. Donnall Thomas, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work, had been suffering from cardiovascular disease, according to Associated Press (AP) reporter Steven Dubois. His passing was announced by a spokesman at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. "Thomas' work is among the greatest success...

2011-08-25 03:36:19

Bone marrow transplantation with genetically modified cells may prolong the period of cancer-free survival, suggests a study led by Dr. Vivek Rangnekar, associate director of translational research for the Markey Cancer Center at the University of Kentucky. Bone marrow, a spongy tissue inside bones, contains stem cells that produce blood cells, including leukocytes, erythrocytes and platelets. In the cover story of the July issue of Cancer Biology & Therapy, Rangnekar and his team...

2011-01-31 20:48:14

A protein that protects stem cells in the gut relieves a potentially lethal complication of bone marrow transplantation in mice, according to a study published online on January 31 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (www.jem.org). Bone marrow transplantation can cure diseases such as leukemia but it can also lead to a potentially fatal complication known as graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). A group led by Takanori Teshima at Kyushu University in Japan found that mice treated with a...

2010-08-12 20:59:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Join chart-topping Hollywood music talent as they gather to launch a historic song and video "Unete con la Gota de la Vida," a national health awareness campaign to encourage the Latino community about the importance of joining the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) and supporting the lifesaving work at City of Hope, a leading research, treatment and education center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The private red carpet...

2010-02-01 12:42:29

New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests that an anti-inflammatory agent called ATL146e can limit and reverse the progression of graft-versus-host disease after transplant If a team of American scientists are right, bone marrow transplants may become safer and more available to people in need of donations. In a new research paper appearing in the February 2010 print edition of the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (http://www.jleukbio.org), they explain how an...

2009-02-07 15:07:10

Singer Rihanna says she is determined to find a bone marrow donor who can help a 5-year-old New York girl get a second chance at life. The Disturbia singer said she is intent on helping leukemia patient Jasmina Amena since African-Americans have a difficult time finding bone marrow matches due to a dearth of registered donors, People.com reported Saturday. When I saw the video of Jasmina it broke my heart. It is so unfair that for a black patient it's so much harder to find a bone marrow...

2009-01-06 03:59:00

AMSTERDAM, January 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Biopharmaceutical Company Kiadis Pharma focused on the development of innovative cell based therapeutics in the field of bone marrow transplantation, announces today the appointment of Dr. Maarten Egeler as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Egeler is a global leading pediatric bone marrow transplantation physician and an internationally-recognized authority in pediatric hemato-oncology. He brings to Kiadis Pharma over more than 20 years of expertise in...

2008-10-23 09:00:38

StemCor Systems, a medical device company, has signed an agreement with Hospira, a specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, to develop and commercialize StemCor's proprietary system for the harvest of bone marrow. StemCor will develop the system for Hospira, and Hospira will manage the clinical trial program, leading to commercialization. The system has 510(k) clearance from the FDA and CE Mark in Europe, and Hospira plans to initiate post-approval clinical use studies in...


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Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...

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