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  1. What are the treatments for PNH?

    ... This reduces hemolysis , the destruction of red blood cells. Bone marrow/stem cell transplantation (BMT/SCT):  A procedure that replace your unhealthy ...

    FAQ last updated 03/15/2016 - 11:32pm.

  2. Aplastic Anemia Clinical Trial at the NIH

    ... may also cause the body to make more red and white blood cells. In a trial performed at the NIH where patients with severe aplastic ... suggest that eltrombopag may stimulate hematopoietic stem cells , not just the cells that make platelets, which is a very ...

    Research Review last updated 05/02/2016 - 9:26am.

  3. Midostaurin and Azacitidine in Treating Elderly Patients With Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

    ... RATIONALE: Midostaurin may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking some of the enzymes needed for cell growth. Drugs used in ... patients who have received prior autologous or allogeneic stem cell transplantation are not eligible; patients may have received 1 or 2 ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/03/2016 - 2:24pm.

  4. Hideki Makishima, MD, PhD

    ... mutation in the gene called PIG-A is acquired in the stem cells (mother cells of all blood cells) in the bone marrow of ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 07/07/2014 - 11:46am.

  5. Policymakers Act on Rare Disease Community’s Behalf

    ... 16, Congress finalized the reauthorization of a bill on stem cells sponsored by U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), who also introduced the ...

    Page last updated 01/08/2016 - 2:39pm.

  6. T-cell Depleted Alternative Donor Transplantation

    ... disease (GVHD) in patients receiving a stem cell transplant from an alternative (unrelated and mismatched related) ... and post-transplant infections. Patients requiring stem cell transplants for either malignant (cancerous) or non-malignant disease ... Device: CliniMACS® (T cell depletion) Stem cells will be collected from donors after they receive Granulocyte ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 04/29/2016 - 3:38pm.

  7. Heather Putney’s Trials (and Travels) with Aplastic Anemia

    ... two months, I was transfusion dependent for both red blood cells and platelets. In June, I was admitted for an allogenic bone marrow ... It has been poisoned by medicine designed to kill every last stem cell. It has been deprived of sleep and nourishment. It has been injected ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 08/15/2016 - 8:42am.

  8. Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation Using Less Intensive Therapy

    ... RATIONALE: A peripheral stem cell transplant may be able to replace blood-forming cells that were destroyed by chemotherapy and radiation therapy, or ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/02/2016 - 2:20pm.

  9. Crenolanib in Combination With Sorafenib in Patients With Refractory or Relapsed Hematologic Malignancies

    ... salvage therapy, or has relapsed after hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT). Participant disease tested positive for ... on Day 8 of the first cycle. If they do not have leukemia cells in their spinal fluid, they will receive only one IT chemotherapy per ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 06/06/2016 - 10:04am.

  10. Finding a Stem Cell Donor

    ... thinks you may be a candidate for a bone marrow / stem cell transplant in the future, start looking for a donor right away. ... ( HLA ) type. HLA are proteins found on most cells in your body. Your immune system uses these proteins as markers to ...

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