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2010-11-23 12:41:37

Researchers in the United States have developed a medical model for regenerating bladders using stem cells harvested from a patient's own bone marrow. The research, published in Stem Cells, is especially relevant for paediatric patients suffering from abnormally developed bladders, but also represents another step towards new organ replacement therapies. The research, led by Drs Arun Sharma and Earl Cheng from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, focused on bone marrow...

2010-11-19 09:30:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that the National Marrow Donor Program(®) (NMDP) has adopted IBM's WebSphere Lombardi Business Process Management (BPM) software to help automate its donor and patient management process. Both processes are critical to facilitate the matching of donors to patients needing cellular transplants. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101119/NY04440 ) (Logo:...

2010-11-18 09:10:56

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Umbilical cord stem cells may be useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to in vitro experiments done on animals. The researchers show that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) taken from the umbilical cord blood can suppress inflammation and weaken collagen-induced arthritis. "Very little is known about umbilical cord MSCs, and there has been no previous report about their use in the treatment of RA. MSCs can exert profound immunosuppression,...

2010-11-12 12:38:21

Weill Cornell Medical College studies lay groundwork for new treatments for regenerating liver and bone marrow The liver's unique ability among organs to regenerate itself has been little understood. Now Weill Cornell Medical College scientists have shed light on how the liver restores itself by demonstrating that endothelial cells -- the cells that form the lining of blood vessels -- play a key role. The results of their study are published today in the online edition of the journal Nature,...

2010-11-10 06:44:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service is known for delivering mail and packages throughout America, but did you know it is the largest contributor to the National Marrow Donor Program's (NMDP) Be The Match Registry? Thousands of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening blood diseases need donor matches for bone marrow or blood cell transplants, yet there is only a 30 percent chance of patients finding matches within their own...

2010-11-05 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ezekiel Jiles synonymously known in hip hop as Freekey Zekey; is now the official hip hop celebrity spokesperson for Preserve Our Legacy ("POL"), an organization aimed to educate individuals, especially minorities, about the benefits of stem cells and treatment options they provide for health disparities. In a dual effort, Jiles and POL will go before the New York City Council on November 15, 2010 to increase effort in bone marrow awareness. Jiles...

2010-11-04 15:04:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today it has signed a distribution agreement covering China and Hong Kong for its products used to prepare cell concentrates, including stem cells, from bone marrow, at the point-of-care and in the laboratory. The four-year agreement is with Nanshan Memorial Medical Institute (Nanshan), a...

2010-10-22 08:45:00

Researchers to discuss their stimulus-funded project at Boston conference BOSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institutes of Health has awarded a three-year, $3.9 million grant to Children's Hospital Boston researchers and their colleagues to develop a therapy to treat Fanconi anemia, a fatal genetic blood disease. The researchers will investigate new ways to create induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells from a patient's skin or other tissue and transform them into...

2010-10-19 15:37:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today it has entered into a license and distribution agreement for its Res-Q(TM) 60 BMC (Res-Q) System with BioParadox, Inc., a newly-formed regenerative medicine company focusing on point-of-care cardiovascular therapies. Under the agreement, ThermoGenesis is granting BioParadox exclusive worldwide rights...

2010-10-14 06:01:00

Dual-Track Medical Conference To Focus on Cutting-Edge Research and Treatments CLEVELAND, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, together with the Meredith A. Cowden Foundation, will bring the first national educational conference on Graft vs. Host Disease (GvHD) to Cleveland on Thursday, Nov. 4, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Corporate College East, 4400 Richmond Road, Warrenville Hts. GvHD is a life-threatening complication experienced by an estimated 60 percent...


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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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