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2012-10-26 15:21:39

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NY Knick Tyson Chandler scored one for the fight against blood cancer last night at Bally, the Swiss luxury leather goods house in Manhattan, by getting his cheek swabbed and registering with DKMS Delete Blood Cancer, the world's largest bone marrow donor center. The event served to launch Bally's Lips for Life Collection, with 15% of proceeds from the collection going to support DKMS' efforts to register new bone marrow donors and help save the lives...

2012-10-24 07:32:14

JERUSALEM, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hadasit Bio-Holdings Ltd. (TASE: HDST, OTC: HADSY), a publicly traded portfolio of biotech companies, all based on intellectual property developed and owned by Hadassah University Hospital, Israel's foremost medical research center, today announced that its portfolio company Enlivex has completed a clinical trial and is reporting positive results that indicate efficacy and safety in its treatment for recipients of bone marrow transplants from foreign...

2012-10-23 07:29:20

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. and HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Oncology and BMT InfoNet are joining forces to inform patients and the public about the importance of stem cell transplants in the treatment of blood cancers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110616/NY20158LOGO ) To view the multimedia assets, please click: http://www.multimedianewscenter.com/sanofi/stem-cell-transplants-awareness-campaign. Approximately every four minutes, one person in the United...

2012-10-22 15:25:17

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) was deeply saddened to learn of the passing this weekend of E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., the pioneer of bone marrow transplantation. Dr. Thomas, winner of the 1990 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, performed the first successful bone marrow transplant between two humans to treat leukemia in 1956. The patient and donor were identical twins. He was an advisor to the Leukemia Society...

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...

2012-10-20 19:20:04

SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., who won the 1990 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers, died today. He was 92. Thomas joined the faculty of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in 1974 as its first director of medical oncology. He later became associate director and eventually director of the Center's Clinical Research Division. He stepped down...

2012-10-15 07:28:44

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that Christian Weyer, M.D., M.A.S. has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and elected to the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Dr. Weyer joins Fate Therapeutics after a 12-year tenure with Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Research and Development until the completion of its acquisition by Bristol-Myers Squibb in...

2012-10-09 07:28:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanderson Rocha, M.D., Ph.D., recognized throughout the world as a respected leader in the field of cord blood stem cell transplantation, has joined the team at CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank. Dr. Rocha's extensive experience and knowledge in transplant medicine and stem cell biology will provide a significant contribution to CORD:USE. "We're excited and honored to have Dr. Rocha, an internationally acclaimed expert in cord blood stem cell...

2012-10-03 06:30:29

Recipients of hematopoietic cell transplants (HCT) are at an increased risk of developing heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Long-term survivors of HCT with multiple heart disease risk factors treated with chemotherapy or radiation prior to HCT have an especially high risk of developing heart disease. WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research appearing online today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society...

2012-10-03 02:27:14

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a development stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today the formation of a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to provide strategic guidance to the Company as it relates to the development of OrbeShield((TM)) (oral beclomethasone dipropionate, or oral BDP) for the treatment of gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI-ARS). Comprised predominantly of radiation biology and...


Latest Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Reference Libraries

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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