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  1. Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation: Bone marrow failure disease scientific symposium 2012

    ... The decision to pursue hematopoietic stem cell transplantation or immunosuppression as first therapy in severe ... insight into genomic instability of bone marrow cells derived from patients with critically short telomeres and/or mutation ...

    Research Article last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  2. 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.

  3. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

    ... syndromes , develops because the bone marrow cells do not develop into mature blood cells. Instead, these blood cells stay ... inside certain bones. Marrow contains blood-forming stem cells that make copies of themselves to create all 3 types of blood ...

    Page last updated 09/14/2018 - 2:43pm.

  4. Kate MacNamara, PhD

    ... inflammation ultimately causes destruction of the stem cells required to maintain daily production of all blood cells. ... are known to contribute to pathology, yet exactly how stem cell function is compromised by these factors is not clear and remains an ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 08/16/2018 - 12:00pm.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Simona Pagliuca, MD

    ... in which the bone marrow and the hematopoietic stem cells that reside there are damaged. This causes a deficiency of all three ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 08/15/2018 - 12:22pm.

  8. Treatments

    ... a variety of goals. They may: Help healthy cells mature Increase the number of healthy cells in your blood Kill ... marrow transplantation to replace damaged bone marrow  stem cells  with healthy ones ...

    Topic section last updated 08/07/2018 - 2:28pm.

  9. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)

    ... ( PNH ) is a rare blood disease that causes red blood cells to break apart. Doctors call this breaking apart " hemolysis ." It ... inside certain bones. Marrow contains blood-forming stem cells that make copies of themselves to create all 3 types of blood ...

    Page last updated 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm.

  10. Aplastic Anemia - Basics

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

    Topic section last updated 07/24/2018 - 9:24am.