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  1. Eltrombopag Added to IST Yields Encouraging Results

    ... improvement in platelet counts but also noticed recovering red and white blood cells numbers. Although the magnitude of the response was somewhat ...

    Interview last updated 05/24/2017 - 7:44am.

  2. AAMDSIF Summer Fellowship Grant Program

    ... (BM) characterized by profound decrease of the number of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets in the blood stream, leading to ...

    Page last updated 05/17/2017 - 1:29pm.

  3. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... Retired Richland sergeant battling rare blood disease, awaiting marrow transplant ... Amon Park Drive. The event will be handled by the American Red Cross and Be The Match. People who are healthy, between 18 and 44, and ...

    Article last updated 03/21/2017 - 11:19am.

  4. Identifying bone marrow failure in children

    ... disorders typically have some features in common: low blood counts due to poor blood cell production; congenital anomalies; and ... age 30 or a cousin/sibling had leukemia at age 7, that's a red flag. Neutropenia is common and not a reason for referral in and ...

    Article last updated 03/15/2017 - 10:08am.

  5. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... regimen, published online Dec. 22, 2016, in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the Johns Hopkins team says that more than a ... bone marrow cells, which gradually stop producing red and white blood cells and platelets. Patients must receive frequent ...

    Article last updated 02/07/2017 - 11:05am.

  6. Prophylactic RhCE and Kell antigen matching: impact on alloimmunization in transfusion-dependent patients with myelodysplastic syndromes

    ... (MDS) become transfusion-dependent and are at risk for red blood cell (RBC) alloimmunization. This study compared alloimmunization ...

    Research Article last updated 02/03/2017 - 11:00am.

  7. Keith McCrae, MD

    ... risk for the development of thrombosis , or blood clots, that may affect arteries or veins and cause events such as ... is the formation of microparticles. Microparticles are small cell-derived membrane fragments that are constitutively released from cells, ... endothelial cell, platelet , monocyte , and red blood cell -derived microparticles and also examined whether these ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 02/27/2017 - 7:05am.

  8. Anastasios Karadimitris, MD, PhD

    ... (HSC). This is compounded by exquisite sensitivity of red blood cells to the destructive effect of a complex molecular machine called ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 03/07/2017 - 9:50am.

  9. Decision points in the treatment of transfusional iron overload in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes: why, when, and how to chelate

    ... underlying disease process in MDS and frequent use of red blood cell transfusions lead to iron accumulation and ultimately organ ...

    Research Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 10:17am.

  10. MDS expert finds promising antibody

    ... Researchers find new way to target blood stem cell cancers Article ... of leukemic stem cells become incapable of maturing into red or white blood cells as intended. Most leukemias respond initially to ...

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