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  1. On the horizon: Man-made bone marrow

    ... in combination with drugs, to kill off any existing stem cells in the patient’s bone marrow. This pre-treatment is meant to ...

    Article last updated 05/09/2017 - 10:41am.

  2. T Cell Transcriptomes from Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Patients Reveal Novel Signaling Pathways

    ... a rare acquired disorder originating from hematopoietic stem cells and is a life-threating disease characterized by intravascular ...

    Research Article last updated 07/11/2017 - 10:43am.

  3. Resources to Help

    ... the needs of patients facing a  bone marrow , blood stem cell or umbilical  cord blood transplant . In addition to high-quality ... the exchange of high quality haematopoietic  stem cells  for clinical transplantation worldwide and to promote the interests of ...

    Topic section last updated 02/22/2018 - 9:51am.

  4. Memory Stem T Cells in Autoimmune Disease: High Frequency of Circulating CD8+ Memory Stem Cells in Acquired Aplastic Anemia

    ... Memory stem T cells (TSCMs) constitute a long-lived, self-renewing lymphocyte ...

    Research Article last updated 04/29/2016 - 12:59pm.

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

    ... which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells for the body, and hypoplastic MDS is characterized by decreased marrow cellularity . Cordin is a variety of stem cell transplantation that uses blood from an umbilical cord. It is a ...

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

  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. MDS expert finds promising antibody

    ... Researchers find new way to target blood stem cell cancers Article ... CD99, occurs more frequently than normal on stem cells responsible for blood cancers, including acute myeloid leukemia (AML) ...

    Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 1:14pm.

  8. Flu Season Update

    ... reports of incidents of hemolysis (when red blood cells are destroyed) after receiving a flu shot. Although case reports are not ... for Preventing Opportunistic Infections Among Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients . This document includes information about flu ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.

  9. 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.

  10. Stem and progenitor cell alterations in myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... a small population of disease initiating hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that persist and expand through conventional therapies and are ...

    Research Article last updated 02/21/2017 - 10:17am.