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  1. Foundation Update - September 2017

    ... leukemia, ibrutinib's approval came after a randomized clinical trial in which almost half the participants treated with the drug ... Council AAMDSIF is pleased to introduce The Research and Education Council -- a new initiative dedicated to increasing ...

    Article last updated 09/12/2017 - 7:14am.

  2. Foundation Update - August 2017

    ... accepted at NIH for treatment. John is now part of a research study in which he is the first aplastic anemia patient to be treated ... ongoing story – including the particulars of this clinical trial and his family's support, all as parts of his experience in ...

    Article last updated 09/05/2017 - 10:53am.

  3. Computational Modeling and Treatment Identification in the Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... models serve as clinically relevant MDS cell lines for pre-clinical assays of investigational agents. MDS is an ideal disease for computational modeling and digital drug simulations. Current research is focused on establishing the prediction value of computational ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 9:46am.

  4. Allogeneic transplant: does age still matter?

    ... of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR), Muffly et al report on the incidence and outcome of ... because the majority of older patients are not included in clinical trials and are often referred to supportive or low-dose therapies. A ...

    Article last updated 08/31/2017 - 2:17pm.

  5. New study on SCT therapy for SAA, MDS patients

    ... The study is being led by Dr Richard W Childs, Clinical Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NDLBI) Division of Intramural Research in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Assistant United States ...

    Article last updated 08/22/2017 - 9:41am.

  6. Marrow protein may be key to SCT success

    ... The findings are reported this week in The Journal of Clinical Investigation. “Because the hematopoetic stem cell niche is so ... Hidalgo of the Spanish National Center for Cardiovascular Research. The study was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 11:18am.

  7. Top honor goes to AAMDSIF Medical Advisor

    ... General Hospital in 2001, and went on to complete his clinical fellowship in hematology and oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Ebert completed his postdoctoral research fellowship with Todd Golub at the Broad Institute of Massachusetts ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 7:54am.

  8. Making Progress for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... biggest challenge is finding enough patients to enroll in clinical trials that could help to advance treatment. But the Aplastic ... this by providing patients and patient data to support research. One of its efforts in this area is the MDS Clinical Research ...

    Article last updated 07/26/2017 - 10:25am.

  9. Senior citizens underrepresented in clinical trials

    ... Article Link:  Seniors Miss Out On Clinical Trials Article Source:  ... practice. Yet, older adults are often not included in research studies to any significant extent. This is especially true for cancer ...

    Article last updated 06/29/2017 - 10:44am.

  10. PACCT+ Patient Group Meets and Learns Together

    ... On June 17, the AAMDSIF Patient Advisory Council on Clinical Trials (PACCT+) members met in Arlington, Virginia for the second ... clinical trial design and the state of current MDS research. By their selection and participation, PACCT+ participants are ...

    Article last updated 07/10/2017 - 11:12am.