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  1. Finding a Stem Cell Donor

    ... transplant. To look for a donor, your doctor will take a blood sample to test for your human leukocyte antigen ( HLA ) ... search will look for the best matched donor or umbilical cord blood unit. The best available donor may match some or all of your HLA ...

    Page last updated 05/14/2015 - 9:46am.

  2. Transplantation Update

    ... than mobilized stem cells that are harvested from peripheral blood, because the incidence of GVHD is higher with peripheral blood. In ... peripheral blood.  At Hutchinson, we’re looking at cord blood cells from HLA haploidentical donors only if we can’t find an HLA ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 2:42pm.

  3. 2014 Bone Marrow Failure Disease Symposia - Penn State College of Medicine

    ... Intramural Research (DIR), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Title: Combined Transplantation with Umbilical Cord Blood and Haploidentical Stem Cells : A new and effective Treatment ...

    Page last updated 10/29/2014 - 3:39pm.

  4. Issues for Parents of Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Patients

    ... at the Medical College of Wisconsin and director of the Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Children's Hospital of ... get your blood stem cells from either bone marrow, cord blood, or peripheral blood, and there are risks and benefits to each of ...

    Page last updated 06/20/2011 - 12:10pm.

  5. North American Pediatric Aplastic Anemia Consortium Symposium

    ... adults that causes the bone marrow to stop making blood cells.  As with all rare diseases, there is a relative lack of research ... of chronic graft versus host disease (GVHD) and umbilical cord blood has been limited by graft failure. There is variable outcome data ...

    Page last updated 10/31/2013 - 4:06pm.

  6. Scientific Symposium Co-Chair Richard Stone, MD Discusses Progress and New Directions in Bone Marrow Failure Disease Research

    ... and his colleagues at the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) may point to a potential new therapy for patients with ... experts presented very exciting data about the use of cord blood and haplo-identical transplants in MDS – in some cases using both ...

    Interview last updated 04/29/2014 - 12:01pm.

  7. Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

    ... trial medication which, after three months, brought her blood counts back up to normal levels. Her condition has remained stable since ... was not available to her, so in March 2011 she underwent a cord blood transplant at NIH, receiving blood from two donors: a baby’s ...

    Page last updated 02/28/2013 - 4:00pm.