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2011-05-06 00:04:14

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have taken a machine already in use for the measurement of impurities in semiconductors and used it to analyze immune cells in far more detail than has been possible before. The new technology lets scientists take simultaneous measurements of dozens of features located on and in cells, whereas the existing technology typically begins to encounter technical limitations at about a half-dozen. The investigators were able not only to...

2011-05-02 08:09:00

'Novel' Reality Program Aims to Boost Breast Cancer, Leukemia Awareness...and Recruit New Bone Marrow Donors NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A legal thriller which tells the true story of a woman who battled breast cancer, then leukemia, and finally got a successful bone marrow transplant is being used this Mother's Day to educate the public about the constant need for bone marrow donors. "The Matriarchs," a novel now available in Amazon® print and...

2011-04-29 17:40:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 5th DKMS Linked Against Leukemia Gala, held on April 28 at Cipriani Wall Street, broke all records of previous years and raised $2.5M to support the fight against leukemia and other blood related cancers. The money raised jointly by Coty Inc., a leading global beauty company, and DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will help register over 30,000 new bone marrow donors and help patients worldwide. Over the past 20 years, DKMS has...

2011-04-28 10:05:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Star of the new Vera Wang fragrance from Coty, Leighton Meester will join the Coty-DKMS Linked Against Leukemia partnership on April 28th to light up the Empire State Building in red and white to raise awareness about DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/NY86868LOGO) The Coty-DKMS Linked Against Leukemia partnership is committed to the fight against leukemia and other blood related...

2011-04-27 10:15:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DKMS, the world's largest bone marrow donor center, will further its fight against leukemia with the organization's 5th Annual DKMS Gala on Thursday, April 28th at Cipriani Wall Street in NYC. Katharina Harf, COO of DKMS Americas will present an award to Rihanna in recognition for her tireless work in the fight against leukemia. The event will also honor Michael Clinton, president, marketing & publishing director at Hearst Magazines with the...

2011-04-21 11:31:00

Charles R. Bronfman to Share Personal Remarks NEW YORK, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An extraordinary event will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at The Grand Hyatt New York. That evening, the Grand Ballroom will be filled with heroes who have saved the lives of complete strangers, and witnesses present to hear their stories. They are not the usual heroes - policemen, firemen, or doctors. They are everyday people who have selflessly given of themselves and donated bone...

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2011-04-15 08:20:00

In case of exposure to life-threatening levels of radiation, health officials are being urged to collect blood from workers at the Fukushima nuclear plant, Japanese doctors said in letters published by the medical journal, The Lancet. "The danger of a future accidental radiation exposure is not passed," the doctors wrote. The disaster on March 11 caused by the earthquake and tsunami has plant workers struggling to control radiation leakage from the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant. With continued...

2011-04-13 23:00:00

'Novel' Reality Program Aims to Boost Breast Cancer, Leukemia Awareness ... and Recruit New Bone Marrow Donors NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The arsenal of tools to educate the public about the constant need for bone marrow donors - websites, social media, patient testimonials, fundraising events, television public service announcements - is welcoming a new partner: a reality-based legal thriller in which one of the major characters gets sick. "The Matriarchs," a...

2011-04-12 04:55:00

High value auction items for bidding until April 20 at charitybuzz to benefit Bone Marrow Foundation Be A Lifeline (TM) NEW YORK, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be a lifeline for patients with life threatening cancer and genetic blood disorders while delighting in the talents of celebrity designer Charlotte Moss, New York City Ballet's former Principal Dancer Darci Kistler, or designer Meg Braff by winning their personalized auction packages in the Bone Marrow Foundation auction...

2011-04-05 08:26:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- An experimental drug lessens symptoms of a rare form of childhood leukemia and offers significant insight into the cellular development of the disease, according to findings from a new UCSF study. The mouse model research could spearhead the development of new leukemia therapies and paves the way for future clinical trials in humans. "Although this drug did not produce a cure, it alleviated the symptoms of leukemia as long as the treatment was continued and delayed the...


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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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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