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  1. Acquired Aplastic Anemia: What Have We Learned and What Is in the Horizon?

    ... disorders. Autoimmune reaction to altered hematopoietic stem cells highlights the underlying mechanism. Matched related donor ...

    Research Article last updated 06/13/2018 - 1:56pm.

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

    ... Approaching a decades-old goal: Making blood stem cells from patients' own cells ...

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

  3. 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 04/26/2018 - 12:08pm.

  4. Since my diagnosis, my mission has been to fight back

    ... regimen for transplant, and on May 25th, I received the stem cells of my 47-year old German donor. I encountered a few setbacks that ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:40am.

  5. Transplant Experience Amplifies Her Desire for Research Career

    ... and radiation? Can we regenerate the patient’s own stem cells without requiring a transplant?”  As a curious person, I am ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:47pm.

  6. My Encounter with Aplastic Anemia

    ... we learned it did not help me. The time had come for a stem cell transplant . My brothers were not a match for me, but thankfully, ... I took it very hard. My doctor said they harvested enough cells from my donor the first time so we could try again. While waiting for ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:16am.

  7. Reduced intensity conditioning, combined transplantation of haploidentical hematopoietic stem cells and mesenchymal stem cells in patients with severe aplastic anemia

    ... of combined haploidentical hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) affected graft failure and graft-versus-host disease ...

    Research Article last updated 04/09/2014 - 9:16am.

  8. Aplastic Anemia

    ... Blood consists of blood cells floating in plasma . Plasma is mostly made of water. It also includes ... inside certain bones. Marrow contains blood-forming stem cells that make copies of themselves to create all three types of blood ...

    Page last updated 06/25/2018 - 8:02pm.

  9. Immunosuppressive Therapy

    ... the brand name Atgam®. ATG works by killing specific cells in your immune system called T-lymphocytes — the cells that are attacking bone marrow stem cells in aplastic anemia. This allows an aplastic anemia patient’s ...

    Topic section last updated 07/06/2018 - 11:17am.

  10. Explaining SCT vs. Cellular Therapies

    ... Article Link:  Stem Cell Transplants and Cellular Therapies: What’s the Difference? ... that harness the immune system to fight cancer using cells from the patient or from healthy donors. Stem cell transplants are ...

    Article last updated 09/08/2017 - 12:41pm.