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2013-10-02 12:29:37

Certification recognizes expertise in liver disease management and transplantation KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The liver transplantation program at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City has received certification by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). The certification is an important step in enhancing the hospital's ability to care for Medicare-covered patients suffering from end-stage liver disease, and attract other insurers who base their...

2013-10-01 08:30:40

BERGEN, Norway, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Points - Presence of Axl receptor is an independent prognostic marker in patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) - The Axl receptor is a novel therapeutic target in AML, an aggressive cancer that is poorly served by currently available treatments - BGB324, a first-in-class, highly selective Axl inhibitor, is currently in Phase 1 clinical testing...

2013-09-30 23:04:37

The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish kidney transplant program continues to be a national leader in transplantation. St. Louis (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish kidney transplant program has long been a national leader in transplantation. Now, one of the largest and most experienced kidney transplant programs in the United States is celebrating a major milestone—50 years of changing lives. The program’s first successful kidney transplant...

2013-09-27 23:00:09

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the first in the country to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—the removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients. The procedure advances transplant surgery and offers hope for addressing the significant shortage of liver donors. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Report Successful...

2013-09-26 23:02:12

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIg) Industry. London (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIg) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these...

2013-09-26 18:06:07

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) taken from a patient hold great therapeutic potential for many diseases. However, studies in rodents have suggested that the body may mount an immune response and destroy cells derived from iPSCs. New research in monkeys refutes these findings, suggesting that in primates like us, such cells will not be rejected by the immune system. In the paper, publishing September 26 in the ISSCR's journal Stem Cell Reports, published by Cell Press, iPSCs from...

2013-09-19 23:22:52

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Regenerative Medicines: Bone and Joint Applications. London (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 INTRODUCTION Regenerative medicine in orthopedic applications is a $2.7 billion per year niche sector in America’s $2.6 trillion per year healthcare system. However, it is a sector of immense interest in terms of technical and medical possibilities. The best analogy to the current state of regenerative therapies in the bone and joint healing...

2013-09-18 23:18:58

Parsa Mohebi, M.D., a world renowned hair transplant surgeon, is hosting an event to educate professionals in hair-related fields. This unprecedented event will be held in the Los Angeles hair transplant office of US Hair Restoration and will introduce the most advanced techniques of hair restoration surgery. Encino, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Doctor Parsa Mohebi at US Hair Restoration and his staff are hosting an educational event for renowned hair stylists and other professionals in...

2013-09-18 13:09:36

Shortage of livers for transplantation demands better liver cell transplantation A research team in Spain has developed high-yield preparations of viable hepatocytes (liver cells) isolated for transplantation from cryopreserved (frozen), banked neonatal livers that ranged in age from one day to 23 days. The researchers also assessed cell quality and function and found that neonatal hepatocytes show better thawing recovery than hepatocytes isolated from adult livers. The study appears as...

2013-09-16 16:25:13

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators prove that an immune marker predicts transplant success and improves selection of bone marrow donors MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The risk of death following bone marrow transplantation can be reduced about 60 percent using a new technique to identify bone marrow donors who make the most potent cancer-fighting immune cells, according to research from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The findings appear in the...


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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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