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2013-10-30 23:03:58

Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital is one of a few national centers using SBRT as a "bridge" to liver transplant for liver cancer patients, and a recent study shows it is effective. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Liver transplantation is one of the few treatment options available that can potentially save the lives of people with liver cancer, but unfortunately many patients are not eligible for transplantation due to the invasiveness of their disease. A...

2013-10-29 04:21:10

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, today announces its product Busulipo(TM), a best-in-class conditioning agent for use in cancer patients prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT; also known as bone marrow transplantation), has received orphan drug designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Company is currently preparing for registration trials...

2013-10-24 12:25:21

Radiation, graft-versus-host disease cited as particularly damaging WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research ties preparative procedures and complications associated with blood or bone marrow transplantation (stem cell transplantation, SCT) with diminished sexual health in both men and women who have undergone the lifesaving procedure. Study data, published today in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), confirm chronic...

2013-10-23 16:29:44

The Comprehensive Transplant Center and the Kovler Organ Transplantation Center mark a new milestone in liver transplantation CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) announced that its surgeons performed their 1,500 liver transplant. This achievement comes shortly after the 20 year anniversary of Northwestern's first liver transplant. "I am very proud of our talented liver transplant team," said Michael Abecassis, MD, chief of the division of...

2013-10-22 12:10:02

In a feat of modern-day alchemy with huge potential for regenerative medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have developed a fast, efficient way to turn cells extracted from routine liposuction into liver cells. The advance is described in a study to be published Oct. 21 in Cell Transplantation. The scientists performed their experiments in mice, but the adipose stem cells they used came from human liposuction aspirates and became human, liver-like cells that...

2013-10-16 23:22:59

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Blood Processing Devices & Consumables (Blood Bank Refrigerators, Freezers, Cell Processors, Blood Bags, Lancets, Hematology Reagents) - Global Industry Analysis 2013-2019. London (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Blood Processing Devices And Consumables Market (Blood Bank Refrigerators, Freezers, Cell Processors, Blood Bags, Lancets, Hematology Reagents) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 -...

2013-10-16 23:03:59

Doctor Parsa Mohebi, medical director of US Hair Restoration and newly elected Chairman of FUE Research Committee of ISHRS, outlines goals to improve the quality of FUE hair transplantation. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, also known as ISHRS, established an FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) Research Committee in an effort to study and perfect applications for FUE transplant procedures. The members of this committee are among...

2013-10-11 13:10:57

Hispanics tend to have difficult-to-match blood types and to live in regions with limited organs for transplantation In the United States, Hispanics with kidney failure are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to receive a kidney transplant largely due to their blood type and because of where they live, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings highlight the need to implement new deceased donor...

2013-10-09 11:39:15

New method for improving cord blood transplant success Starting with a discovery in zebrafish in 2007, Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have published initial results of a Phase Ib human clinical trial of a therapeutic that has the potential to improve the success of blood stem cell transplantation. This marks the first time, just nine short years after Harvard's major commitment to stem cell biology, that investigators have carried a discovery from the lab bench to the...

2013-10-04 04:20:23

STOCKHOLM, October 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company focused on orphan and niche products, today announces it has raised SEK96 million (EUR11m / US$15m) in a Series C financing round. The round was co-led by two of the Nordic region's largest venture investors: Investinor, which is a new investor in Pharmalink, and Industrifonden, a current investor. Other existing investors also participated. The new funds will be used to:...


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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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