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  1. Updates from John and Isabella!

    ... his sister/caregiver Isabella, several weeks after his stem cell transplant for severe aplastic anemia . Here's what each ... pain – part of this is good news as that’s the stem cells engrafting and growing. The team says he’s coming along. His ANC ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/10/2018 - 2:38pm.

  2. Stem Cell Transplantation: What Happens Behind the Scenes?

    ... take a patient all the way from first referral for a stem cell transplant right through the transplant itself. They’re the ... is the part of your immune system that recognizes whether cells it sees in your body belong or not.  Because of the way it is inherited ...

    Interview last updated 01/18/2018 - 1:28pm.

  3. Britta Will, PhD

    ... Therapeutic targeting of aberrant stem cells in MDS Original Research ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/12/2018 - 9:48am.

  4. Alina Dulau Florea, MD

    ... Our study involves the analysis of normal and abnormal cells in the bone marrow of patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal ... defect occurring in early, unspecialized cells called stem cells , located in the bone marrow . These stem cells, ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/12/2018 - 9:50am.

  5. Emerging Therapeutics for the Control of Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease

    ... mortality and morbidity after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (SCT). In parallel with an increased use of ... multiple facets of adaptive and innate immunity, including B cells, T cells, and macrophages and their interactions with target tissue. ...

    Research Article last updated 01/04/2018 - 2:44pm.

  6. John Vasquez, In Treatment at NIH

    ... Health (NIH) himself. He was eventually approved for a stem cell transplant as part of a new clinical trial testing the use of cord-blood stem cells with half-matched stem cells from his brother, Isaiah. Although ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/11/2018 - 9:58am.

  7. Sicheng Wen, MD, PhD

    ... Reversal of aplastic anemia by mensenchymal stem cell-derived extracellular vesicles ... in which the body stops producing enough new blood cells. Marrow transplantation, antithymocyte globulin (ATG) treatment ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/05/2018 - 1:09pm.

  8. What is PNH?

    ... ) is a very rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. PNH occurs because of a genetic change to some of your blood-forming stem cells . These defective stem cells become PNH blood cells that are ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:12pm.

  9. What are the treatments for aplastic anemia?

    ... treatment is designed to increase the number of healthy cells in your blood (blood count). When your blood counts go up, you are ... keep the immune system from attacking your bone marrow stem cells . ATG ( antithymocyte globulin ) and cyclosporine ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:29pm.

  10. What is MDS?

    ... ) is a group of disorders in which your blood-forming stem cells are defective and fail to make healthy, mature blood cells. Doctors ...

    FAQ last updated 01/04/2018 - 12:10pm.