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  • renal
  • [ 3 ] Data from the North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study (NAPRTCS), which has been enrolling patients since 1987, showed a significant doubling of incidence density from 320 cases per 100,000 years of patient follow-up from 1987-1992 to 630 cases per 100,000 years of patient follow-up from 1992-1997. (medscape.com)
  • It is also a centre of excellence for renal services, bone marrow transplantation, cleft lip and palate reconstruction, treatment of rare cancers, medical genetics, and paediatrics. (wikipedia.org)
  • oncology
  • This is quite literally a new level of care and discovery that is first in Georgia, first in humans and first in children," says Jacques Galipeau, MD, director of EPIC, a professor of pediatric hematology-oncology at Emory School of Medicine and member of Aflac Cancer Center at Children's and Winship Cancer Institute. (emory.edu)
  • The children's hospital also has a Paediatric Oncology department with 14 beds and a rehabilitation centre called the Folke Bernadotte Home with 20 beds. (wikipedia.org)
  • The department of Endocrine oncology has been seeing and treating about 3000 patients with endocrine tumors, making it the largest of the six centers of excellence recognized by the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS). (wikipedia.org)
  • The PCRF currently awards grants in the following categories of research: Stem cell transplantation Stem cell biology Molecular Oncology Molecular and cellular genetics PCRF has raised over 30 million dollars for pediatric cancer research. (wikipedia.org)
  • cystic
  • As part of a world-renowned institution, the Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep and Cystic Fibrosis Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital provides sophisticated, evidence-based diagnostic and therapeutic care to a diverse population of patients, and receives referrals from throughout the region and around the country. (massgeneral.org)
  • The division includes a very active cystic fibrosis center, a well-developed pediatric sleep program, a multi-specialty airway, voice and swallowing center, a cutting edge pulmonary genetics clinic, a growing interstitial lung disease program, and an allergy and immunology program. (massgeneral.org)
  • It was the first in the world to recognize and treat interstitial lung disease, the first to use nitric oxide to treat neonatal hypertension, and the first to initiate newborn cystic fibrosis screening. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children's Healthc
  • Wachovia Bank, N.A., Trustee of the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Trust, has awarded $2 million to Emory University and to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta to help ensure access to care for all Georgians in need of liver transplantation. (emory.edu)
  • This unique gift in support of liver transplantation, shared by Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, will solidify the important partnership among our two institutions and facilitate Dr. Heffron's work in both organizations," said Christian P. Larsen, MD, DPhil, the Carlos and Marguerite Mason Professor of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine and Director of the Emory Transplant Center. (emory.edu)
  • ABOUT CHILDREN'S HEALTHCARE OF ATLANTA Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, one of the leading pediatric healthcare systems in the country, is a not-for-profit organization that benefits from the generous philanthropic and volunteer support of our community and state. (emory.edu)
  • Physician-researchers at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University will harvest bone marrow cells from children and adults (12 to 65 years) with GVHD. (emory.edu)
  • autologous
  • Those cells will be used to manufacture large numbers of personalized autologous marrow mesenchymal stromal cells in the Emory Personalized Immunotherapy Center (EPIC), a dedicated pharmaceutical grade facility located within Emory University Hospital. (emory.edu)
  • G-CSF mobilizes stem cells from the bone marrow into the circulation and subsequent peripheral blood leukapheresis produces sufficient stem cells for both autologous or allogeneic transplantation, reducing the need to obtain large volumes of bone marrow. (wikipedia.org)
  • immune
  • 1994 Dr. Louise Markert demonstrates that babies born with no immune system, a fatal condition known as complete DiGeorge syndrome, can be cured with thymus transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his early career Dr Moore discovered that all stem cells of the blood and lymphoid system developed in the yolk sac at an early stage of embryo development and migrated via the blood stream to colonize the bone marrow and immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • adipose tissue
  • The resident stem cells are more abundant in adipose tissue than in bone marrow, which are more difficult and painful to harvest. (virginia.gov)
  • Multilineage cells from human adipose, tissue have been shown to differentiate in vitro to become cells that may form fat, cartilage, muscle, and bone under the proper environmental conditions. (virginia.gov)
  • treatments
  • Though HSC transplantations are still rare, hydroxyurea and other treatments have made SCD far more manageable, and the median age of death for people with SCD is in their 40s. (nih.gov)
  • Rejection
  • s, acute cellular rejection in the first six months occurred in 38 percent of those who received bone marrow, compared to 82 percent of those who did not. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery also uses adipose, muscle, blood vessels, and bone to mold new tissues, with the lasting results attributable to the stem cells in the transplanted tissue. (virginia.gov)
  • The timings of Victor R. Potenciano Medical Center are: Mon to Sun: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM. Some of the services provided by the medical-center are: Piles, general surgery, COPD, Laparoscopic Surgery and Asthma. (practo.com)
  • Wellmark Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery NCI Comprehensive cancer center (one of less than 60 nationally). (wikipedia.org)
  • islet
  • For its pioneering work in islet cell transplantation, the Diabetes Research Institute joined the National Institutes of Health and the Naval Medical Research Center as the only academic partner in the national initiative to cure diabetes through transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer Center
  • The Arizona Cancer Center at UMC is the only comprehensive cancer center in the southwest designated by the National Cancer Institute. (ohwy.com)
  • The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center is recognized throughout the Midwest and the nation as one of the leading innovators in cancer research, quality patient care and active community involvement. (tomorrowshope.org)
  • UW Carbone Cancer Center is the only comprehensive cancer center, as designated by the National Cancer Institute, in Wisconsin. (tomorrowshope.org)
  • The Norris Cotton Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer center as designated by the National Cancer Institute, with administrative offices located within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Center is supported, in part, by the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, a Section 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt corporation. (wikipedia.org)
  • born January 18, 1944) is the Enid A. Haupt Chair of Cell Biology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000: Takaku Award, Int'l Symposium, Molecular Biology of Hematopoiesis 2005: Donald Metcalf Lecture and Award, International Society for Experimental Hematology 2007: The 32nd Annual Jeffrey A. Gottlieb Memorial Award, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center 2008: Hope Funds for Cancer Research Awards, Hope Funds Award of Excellence in Basic Research. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2011: Lifetime Achievement Award, Cancer Research and Treatment Fund 2013: The C. Chester Stock Award, (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) Dr Moore received his Bachelor of Medicine degree in 1963 and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in 1967 from the University of Oxford. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a founding member of Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to being a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber is also a federally designated Center for AIDS Research, and a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC), a federally designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1997, the PCRF Laboratory was relocated to Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1999, Dr. Cairo performed the first ex-vivo cord blood transplant at Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Siteman is the only cancer center in Missouri and within 240 miles of St. Louis to be designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). (wikipedia.org)
  • Was named a top 15 U.S. cancer center by U.S. News & World Report. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2001, the NCI designated Siteman as a Cancer Center, which signaled that the institution had demonstrated significant scope and quality in its cancer research programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NCI named Siteman a Comprehensive Cancer Center in 2005, recognizing its broad-based research, outreach and education activities, and awarded the center a five-year, $21 million support grant. (wikipedia.org)