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  1. Effect of antithymocyte globulin source on outcomes of bone marrow transplantation for severe aplastic anemia

    ... 2008 and 2013 using HLA -matched siblings (n=546) or unrelated donors (n=287) who received antithymocyte globulin as part of their ... 87% and 92%, p=0.76. Among recipients of unrelated donor transplants acute graft-versus-host disease was also higher with ...

    Research Article last updated 04/14/2017 - 1:06pm.

  2. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... meet. He was notified in late February that a marrow donor who lives in the United States had been found after just two weeks and ... people searching for a lifesaving match never get an unrelated donor who might cure them of their disease or cancer. ...

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

  3. Briana Donis

    ... National Bone Marrow Registry came up with five unrelated donor matches. “A lot of people aren't lucky enough to have even one ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 04/28/2017 - 1:56pm.

  4. Drug reduces acute GVHD in unrelated HSCTs

    ... Vorinostat Lowers Acute GVHD in Patients Receiving Unrelated Donor HSCT Article Source:  ...

    Article last updated 02/27/2017 - 1:45pm.

  5. Overcoming age barrier to transplantation

    ... cells. Since a minority of patients have a matched sibling donor, success often depends on transplants from an unrelated adult donor or with umbilical cord blood. This has been made possible ...

    Article last updated 04/03/2017 - 2:00pm.

  6. Outcomes after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

    ... transplantation (UCBT) has become an acceptable alternative donor source in the absence of a matched sibling or unrelated donor . However, there have been few published series dedicated ...

    Research Article last updated 03/22/2017 - 9:24am.

  7. Alternative donors for allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in poor-risk AML in CR1

    ... With increasing alternative donors available, the preferred donor or stem cell source is debated. We set out to study outcome in recipients ... donors, including 10/10 (n = 1959) or 9/10 matched unrelated donors (MUDs, n = 549), umbilical cord blood (UCB) grafts (n = 333), ...

    Research Article last updated 03/09/2017 - 8:22am.

  8. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... every cell in the body. In an effort to overcome the donor shortage and offer transplant to more patients, DeZern, Brodsky and their ... and willing donor who was a half match. Three patients used unrelated donors. After administering a cocktail of drugs designed to ...

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

  9. Alternative Donor Transplantation with High-Dose Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide for Refractory Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... SAA after IST is a major challenge. Alternative donor BMT is best chance for cure in refractory SAA, but morbidity and ... BMT for refractory SAA from 13 haploidentical donors and 3 unrelated donors. The nonmyeloablative conditioning regimen consisted of ...

    Research Article last updated 01/24/2017 - 10:04am.

  10. How I treat acquired aplastic anemia

    ... (BMT) , is the other therapeutic option: a matched sibling donor remains the best choice. For patients lacking a matched family donor, unrelated donors can be readily found, although mostly for patients of ...

    Research Article last updated 02/03/2017 - 9:51am.