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  1. John Vasquez, In Treatment at NIH

    ... (NIH) himself. He was eventually approved for a stem cell transplant as part of a new clinical trial testing the use of ... the goals that are set, and let our team know if he isn’t. But they say that he’s coming along well!" Slow but mostly steady ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/05/2017 - 10:48am.

  2. Major news in BMT with half-match donors

    ... Texan is first adult in U.S. to receive updated stem cell transplant for leukemia treatment Article ... from a partially matched relative. Immune cells (T cells) from the relative (donor) are separated from the rest of the stem ...

    Article last updated 06/14/2016 - 3:02pm.

  3. Prognostic pre-transplant factors in myelodysplastic syndromes primarily treated by high dose allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective study of the MDS subcommittee of the CMWP of the EBMT

    ... L, Harhalakis N, Blijlevens N, Nagler A, Kröger N, de Witte T Original Publication Date:  ... are known to influence the outcome of allogeneic stem cell transplantation (SCT) treatment in myelodysplastic syndromes ...

    Research Article last updated 10/06/2016 - 11:40am.

  4. Research in making blood stem cells in the lab advances

    ... using pluripotent stem cells, which can make virtually every cell type in the body. The advance, published today in the journal Nature, ... macrophages, neutrophils, platelets and other cells), and T and B lymphocytes. Some mice were able to mount a human immune response after ...

    Article last updated 05/18/2017 - 7:18am.

  5. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ... seek immediate medical help if they have bleeding that can’t be stopped by usual methods, such as applying pressure to the area. ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:00pm.

  6. Symptoms

    ... Low Red Blood Cell Counts A low red blood cell ... seek immediate medical help if they have bleeding that can’t be stopped by usual methods, such as applying pressure to the area. ...

    Topic section last updated 04/19/2016 - 3:34pm.

  7. Fludarabine Phosphate and Total Body Irradiation Followed by a Donor Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndromes or Myeloproliferative Disorders

    ... phosphate followed by a donor peripheral stem cell transplant in treating patients with myelodysplastic syndromes ... PRA shows > 10% activity, then flow cytometric or B and T cell cytotoxic cross matches should be obtained; the donor should be ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/28/2016 - 2:45pm.

  8. Selective Depletion of CD45RA+ Naive T Cells From Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts From HLA-Matched Related and Unrelated Donors for Prevention of GVHD

    ... This phase II trial studies how well selective T cell depletion works in preventing graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 2:55pm.

  9. Growth Factors

    ... Red Cell Growth Factor Red cell growth ... Factor If you don't have enough healthy white cells in your blood, your doctor may ask you to ...

    Topic section last updated 04/06/2016 - 12:37pm.

  10. Preventing Stem Cell Transplant Complications With a Blood Separator Machine

    ... Background: - Researchers are working to make stem cell transplant procedures safer and more effective. One complication of ... leukocyte count > 100,000/cu mm, karyotypes t(9; 22), t4, t19, t11, biphenotypic leukemia). All second or subsequent ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/23/2016 - 10:57am.