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  1. Clinical Trials Report for February 2015

    ... Study Coordinator Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Patients With Severe Aplastic Anemia For ... studied. hATG is made from horse blood and targets immune cells known as T-lymphocytes. Since T-lymphocytes are believed to be involved ...

    Page last updated 01/29/2015 - 10:10am.

  2. Duane Draper builds supportive community to help him with MDS and bone marrow transplant

    ... Center in Boston told him that he qualified for a full stem cell transplant , and they started searching for a donor. Neither his ... From “Day Zero,” when I received my donor’s stem cells , to day +100, when I had outlasted the early threats of infection and ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/09/2014 - 10:02am.

  3. Overlap Syndromes: When PNH Appears with Aplastic Anemia or MDS

    ... who have significant increase in blasts (leukemia cells), a complex cytogenetic (chromosomal) abnormality or those with ... I use, those patients should generally be treated with a stem cell transplant , if they have a donor. To prepare them for the ...

    Interview last updated 05/14/2015 - 1:53pm.

  4. Matthew J. Walter, MD

    ... Professor Department of Medicine Oncology Division, Stem Cell Biology Section, Department of Genetics ... of genes that are important for splicing together RNA in cells were found to be mutated in up to 57% of MDS patients. How these ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 08/18/2014 - 10:07am.

  5. Clinical Trials Report for June 2015

    ... engraftment with CD3+ /CD19+ depleted peripheral stem cell grafts from mismatched donors. There are two conditioning regimens ... or transplantation of bone marrow or similar blood cells. This study will also help us learn whether a child's age, genetics, or ...

    Page last updated 06/18/2015 - 11:47am.

  6. Supportive Care

    ... cause your bone marrow to produce more blood cells. They may be helpful for some patients, but they do not replace ... a family member) is willing and able to donate matching stem cells to you ...

    Page last updated 08/29/2013 - 4:20pm.

  7. Understanding Prognosis in MDS

    ... the marrow is trying to make the correct amount of all blood cells as evidenced by the high degree of cellular activity—red blood cells, ... prognosis may suggest a more risky therapy, such as a stem cell transplant , be tried. A better prognosis that indicates a longer ...

    Interview last updated 05/02/2012 - 4:36pm.

  8. Overlap Syndromes: When PNH Appears with Aplastic Anemia

    ... different reasons. In classic PNH, there is breakdown of red cells and the reticulocyte count is high, but with aplastic anemia, ... to immunotherapy, these cases should be considered for a stem cell transplant . But this only applies if this criteria is used. If ...

    Interview last updated 04/15/2015 - 9:39am.

  9. Clinical Trials Report for July 2015

    ... engraftment with CD3+ /CD19+ depleted peripheral stem cell grafts from mismatched donors. There are two conditioning regimens ... or transplantation of bone marrow or similar blood cells. This study will also help us learn whether a child's age, genetics, or ...

    Page last updated 06/24/2015 - 1:43pm.

  10. 2014 Scholarships Awarded to Special Group of Young People

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

    Page last updated 10/22/2015 - 8:28am.