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  1. Blood Transfusions

    Page last updated 11/19/2014 - 2:46pm.

  2. Pediatric MDS

    ... rst spotted as cytopenias (low blood counts). It’s a stem cell disorder in the bone marrow that results in disturbances  in ... anemia with ringed sideroblasts (RARS), that don’t occur in children. Another interesting point is that one-third to one-half of ...

    Interview last updated 10/24/2012 - 1:31pm.

  3. 2012 Scientific Symposium

    ... bone marrow failure diseases or studying the immunology and cell biology of these diseases. Comments from 2012 Symposium ... unbiased, noncommercial. Great venue. Good timing (doesn't conflict with other meetings)." "I love that you support junior ...

    Page last updated 01/12/2015 - 12:20pm.

  4. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... $2,500 for charity. In His Own Words I can’t even begin to describe the overwhelming emotion that left me speechless when ... Nine-year old Jamie, awaiting a transplant for sickle cell anemia, was also there and he wanted someone to play with. They made each ...

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.

  5. Lisa Minter, MD

    ... Cell-penetrating antibodies as a novel treatment for aplastic anemia ... cells in the bone marrow. One subset of these cells, CD4 T cells, requires the actions of a specific protein known as Protein Kinase ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 08/18/2014 - 10:07am.

  6. Blood Transfusion Safety and Risks

    ... testing also helps make sure that the donated blood won’t transfer an infection to the patient. Infections In the past, ... . Iron overload can happen in people who have many red blood cell transfusions. Other Risks Allergic Reactions Some people ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2014 - 2:36pm.

  7. MDS: Causes

    ... the blood and bone marrow . Often times, doctors don't know the exact cause of MDS. These cases are called de novo MDS. We ... and radiation therapy, and also in those who undergo stem cell transplants for conditions like lymphoma. Treatment for t-MDS is the ...

    Page last updated 02/25/2015 - 11:31am.

  8. Kim-Hien T. Dao, DO, PhD

    ... Fanconi anemia pathway are highly susceptible to cell death yet also highly susceptible to conversion into an acute leukemia. ... the Fanconi anemia pathway are highly susceptible to cell death yet also highly susceptible to conversion into myelodysplasia and ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 10/01/2012 - 10:46am.

  9. Share These Stories of Patients Fighting MDS

    ... of injections to boost his hemoglobin and red-blood cell count as well as blood transfusions that occur every three to four months. ...

    Page last updated 09/29/2014 - 11:49am.

  10. Research Overview – Recent Past Progress and Projections for the Near-Term

    ... is that unlike solid tumors in leukemia where there will be cell lines that are taken from the disease and propagated or reproduced. With ... metabolism targeting pyruvate dehydrogenase. This wasn’t just in MDS, but in all advanced hematologic malignancies. In this study they ...

    Page last updated 01/14/2014 - 11:47am.