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2013-08-26 11:53:35

Stem cell scientists at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre have discovered the gene GATA3 has a role in how blood stem cells renew themselves, a finding that advances the quest to expand these cells in the lab for clinical use in bone marrow transplantation, a procedure that saves thousands of lives every year. The research, published online today in Nature Immunology, provides an important piece in the puzzle of understanding the mechanisms that govern the blood stem cell self-renewal...

2013-08-20 12:26:16

$80,000 Quality Guarantee is the Highest in the Cord Blood Banking Industry NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, more than one year after Americord announced the launch of its $80,000 quality guarantee, the company remains the only one in the cord blood banking industry to offer parents this level of financial protection. Its closest competitors, all of which charge parents-to-be significantly higher fees for cord blood banking, offer parents-to-be significantly lower...

2013-08-15 23:26:53

Cryobanks International India entered into an agreement with Biosafe S. A., Switzerland the industry leader providing an extremely stable platform for processing cord blood utilizing a closed-system technology named SEPAX®. Gurgaon, Haryana (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Cryobanks International India, a leader in umbilical cord blood stem cell banking In India, has entered into an agreement with Biosafe S. A., Switzerland, which is the industry leader providing an extremely stable platform...

2013-08-15 23:21:24

Colocation America supports effort to help a patient in need of a lifesaving bone marrow transplant. Duarte, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Colocation America (http://www.colocationamerica.com), a leading provider of colocation and dedicated servers, announces its proud support for Shawn Ahdoot and his volunteerism on behalf of the Be The Match Registry® in association with City of Hope. By joining this registry, which will culminate in the surgical removal (in early September) of a...

2013-08-14 23:24:32

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Biotechnology to their product offering: Capitalizing on Opportunities in Cord Blood Industry Growth (2013 Version). http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7470708&progid=85706 Rockville, MD (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Capitalizing on Opportunities in Cord Blood Industry Growth (2013 Version) The cord blood banking industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. There were only...

Key To Treating Killer Diseases Held By Gold 'Nanoprobes'
2013-08-08 12:31:11

University of Southampton Researchers at the University of Southampton, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Cambridge, have developed a technique to help treat fatal diseases more effectively. Dr Sumeet Mahajan and his group at the Institute for Life Sciences at Southampton are using gold nanoprobes to identify different types of cells, so that they can use the right ones in stem cell therapies. Stem cell therapy is in its infancy, but has the potential to change the...

2013-08-08 11:00:32

Researchers from Indiana University, the University of Michigan, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified and validated a biomarker accessible in blood tests that could be used to predict which stem cell transplant patients are at highest risk for a potentially fatal immune response called graft-versus-host disease. Although transplant specialists have been able to reduce its impact, graft-versus-host disease remains a leading cause of...

2013-08-01 08:34:34

Blood system CEO leads 25 climbers to raise funds for Canada's first national public cord blood bank OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - On August 6, Dr. Graham Sher, CEO of Canadian Blood Services will be part of a team of 25 devoted climbers sharing one single vision--to help fund Canada's first national public cord blood bank. Umbilical cords are a rich source of stem cells and in Canada they are largely discarded after child birth. By collecting and storing umbilical cord blood in...

2013-07-31 12:27:43

NEWARK, Del., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christiana Care Health System has partnered with CORD:USE, the nation's foremost cord blood banking organization, to ensure that mothers are educated and provided a safe and effective way to donate their babies' cord blood. This cord blood is used for treating patients with life-threatening diseases and in biomedical research. To date, more than 70 different diseases are currently treated with umbilical cord blood stem cells...

2013-07-29 16:26:04

NEW YORK, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Blood Center's Milstein Cord Blood Program is proud to acknowledge the nomination of its first-in-class hematopoietic stem cell product, HEMACORD® (HPC, Cord Blood) for the 2013 "Best Biotechnology Product" Award by Prix Galien USA. The award, which will be presented at a ceremony October 22 in New York, will recognize "biomedical products that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food 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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