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2010-10-13 13:16:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the parents of eighteen-month old Ezra approached the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation, they needed answers and direction. Most of all, they needed to hear what it would take to give their child a second chance at living a normal, healthy life. Having been diagnosed with a rare primary immune deficiency called Hyper IgM Syndrome, Ezra's immune system fails to produce antibodies due to a flawed X chromosome. Because boys carry...

2010-10-04 13:48:00

- Dr. Monica Bessler Launches New Center to Study, Treat Bone Marrow Failure - PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the world's leading experts in bone marrow failure and related blood disorders recently joined The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Hematology researcher Monica Bessler, M.D., Ph.D., arrived at the hospital this summer to establish a new program, the Pediatric and Adult Comprehensive Bone Marrow Failure Center. Dr. Bessler becomes the first person to...

2010-09-27 14:06:50

Identification of a molecular communications pathway that influences the mobilization of hematopoietic (blood) stem cells could lead to targeted therapies for improving bone marrow transplant success rates. In a bed-side to bench approach, researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report Sept. 26 in Nature Medicine that pharmacological inhibition of a signaling pathway triggered by Egfr (epidermal growth factor receptor) increased the mobilization of hematopoietic stem...

2010-09-24 15:51:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Feinberg is a very unassuming man, but talk to him about the importance of bone marrow transplantation to save lives, and he becomes a Goliath. Being a 15-year transplant survivor himself, it has become Jay's life work to increase the presence of underrepresented groups in the registry. He remembers every detail of his own four year search to find a donor, as well as the fact that his miracle match was the very last of 60,000...

2010-09-23 10:24:00

Football coach Rich Rodriguez, U-M Health System leaders encourage all U-M staff, students, alumni and fans to sign up at www.wolverines4life.org ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every day, 19 people die while waiting for an organ transplant and another 138 people are added to the national waiting list -- but the University of Michigan is trying to change those statistics. The University of Michigan Health System is sponsoring a new effort, dubbed Wolverines for...

2010-09-16 21:07:06

IRCM researchers publish their discovery in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology A discovery made by Dr. Tarik Möröy, President and Scientific Director and Director of the Hematopoiesis and Cancer research unit at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montr©al (IRCM), and his team was recently published in Blood, the official journal of the American Society of Hematology. The researchers found that a protein can regulate certain characteristics of blood...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOLD), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today that findings from the use of concentrated bone marrow-derived stem cells in orthopedic and Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) applications will be presented at the upcoming International Stem Cell Therapy (ISCT)-Europe regional meeting in Belgirate, Italy. The symposium, which takes place on Sunday,...

2010-08-18 11:57:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Bolder BioTechnology, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant totaling $600,000 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of The National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant will be used to demonstrate the feasibility of using our novel, long-acting IL-11 analog to accelerate platelet recovery and improve survival in a mouse model of Acute Radiation...

2010-08-18 02:30:00

A study led by a researcher at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has revealed a unique "partnership" between two types of bone marrow stem cells, which could lead to advances in regenerative medicine. The aim of regenerative medicine is to enable the body to repair, replace, restore or regenerate damaged or diseased cells, tissues and organs. The study was led by Paul Frenette, M.D., the new director of the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and...

2010-08-16 14:21:03

New approach could dramatically improve the success rate of immune-cell therapies Clinical trials using patients' own immune cells to target tumors have yielded promising results. However, this approach usually works only if the patients also receive large doses of drugs designed to help immune cells multiply rapidly, and those drugs have life-threatening side effects. Now a team of MIT engineers has devised a way to deliver the necessary drugs by smuggling them on the backs of the cells sent...


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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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