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  1. Flu Season Update

    ... that viral infections including influenza, can suppress the blood counts, so actually getting the flu may cause more problems. For ... can cause a low-grade fever, so patients who have low white blood cell counts ( neutropenia ) should discuss any fevers ...

    Facts for Life last updated 02/01/2018 - 3:49pm.

  2. Alina Dulau Florea, MD

    ... , some bone marrow cells and their progeny in the blood lack an important cell surface component that functions as an anchor for ... cells, and showed that FLAER receptors are expressed in all white BM cells, and at all stages of maturation.  We then studied cells in ...

    Grant Recipient last updated 01/12/2018 - 9:50am.

  3. Luspatercept for the treatment of anaemia in patients with lower-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (PACE-MDS): a multicentre, open-label phase 2 dose-finding study with long-term extension study

    ... or non-proliferative chronic myelomonocytic leukaemia ( white blood cell count <13 000/μL), and had anaemia with or without red ...

    Research Article last updated 09/18/2017 - 1:38pm.

  4. New treatment approved for certain high-risk AML

    ... bone marrow and results in an increased number of white blood cells in the bloodstream. The National Cancer Institute at the National ...

    Article last updated 08/30/2017 - 7:18am.

  5. Marrow protein may be key to SCT success

    ... hematopoetic stem cells , the precursors to every blood cell type. These cells spring into action following bone marrow ... function, like regulating the exit of mature leukocytes [white blood cells] from the marrow into the periphery,” Hajishengallis said, ...

    Article last updated 08/29/2017 - 11:18am.

  6. Standardized High-Sensitivity Flow Cytometry Testing for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in Children with Acquired Bone Marrow Failure Disorders: A Single Center U.S. Study

    ... (PNH) is a rare, acquired hematopoietic stem cell disorder that has not been well documented in children, particularly those ... and CD235a/CD59 panels were used for white blood cell and red blood cell testing, respectively. RESULTS: ...

    Research Article last updated 06/26/2017 - 9:22am.

  7. First-in Human Clinical Transplant Trial for Severe Aplastic Anemia

    ... There was concurrent interest in using unrelated cord blood transplants and in using half-matched (haploidentical) donors for this ... John’s case we could tell within just five days that his white cell count was starting to recover, and in seven days it had returned to ...

    Interview last updated 10/04/2017 - 1:36pm.

  8. SAA patient finds unrelated donor match in 2 weeks

    ... Retired Richland sergeant battling rare blood disease, awaiting marrow transplant ... to control bleeding, red blood cells to carry oxygen and white blood cells to fight infection. His went one at a time — platelets, ...

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

  9. 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 ... leukopenia, the child should be monitored to make sure the white count returns to normal within a few weeks after recovery. ...

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

  10. 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 blood ...

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