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  • autologous marrow
  • 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)
  • Pediatric
  • a pediatric hematologist-oncologist at the Aflac Cancer Center at Children's and an assistant professor at Emory School of Medicine, will lead the clinical trial, which is offered only in Atlanta and is supported by CURE Childhood Cancer . (emory.edu)
  • 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)
  • immune
  • Current Research and Scholarly Interests Research focus in T cell immunotherapy and T cell immune monitoring using high-throughput sequencing and genomic approaches, with an emphasis on hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, the treatment of graft-versus-host disease and immune tolerance induction. (stanford.edu)
  • Pre-transplantation clinical variables and differential immune-cell counts (CD3, CD4, CD8 T cells, NK and B cells) measured before day 100 were evaluated for their capacity to predict overall survival, relapse mortality or non-relapse mortality (NRM). (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Developing strategies to induce immune tolerance is widely recognized as the most pressing goal for solid organ transplant, for BMT and for autoimmune diseases. (pedsresearch.org)
  • Immune tolerance would allow acceptance of solid organ allografts without the need for lifelong immunosuppression. (pedsresearch.org)
  • The vision of CTID is to build a flagship center for translational immunology-based research in children with specific emphasis on transplantation and immune-tolerance-induction. (pedsresearch.org)
  • In light of these problems, enormous efforts have been made to find ways to develop transplant tolerance by "tricking" the immune system into accepting a transplanted organ without long-term use of immunosuppressive medication. (massgeneral.org)
  • We are seeing that the donor HSCs survive and differentiate to join the components of the recipient's immune system," said Dixon B. Kaufman, MD, PhD, one of the researchers and chair of the UW Division of Transplantation. (nprc.org)
  • early physicians characterized organs that would later be proven as essential components of the immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • When health conditions worsen to emergency status, portions of immune system organs including the thymus, spleen, bone marrow, lymph nodes and other lymphatic tissues can be surgically excised for examination while patients are still alive. (wikipedia.org)
  • Immunological research continues to become more specialized, pursuing non-classical models of immunity and functions of cells, organs and systems not previously associated with the immune system (Yemeserach 2010). (wikipedia.org)
  • The animal organ, probably from a pig or baboon could be genetically altered with human genes to trick a patient's immune system into accepting it as a part of its own body. (wikipedia.org)
  • They have re-emerged because of the lack of organs available and the constant battle to keep immune systems from rejecting allotransplants. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1998
  • Įmonė registruota VĮ Registrų centre 1998 m. kovo 23 d. (santa.lt)
  • In 1998, James Thomson and Jeffrey Jones derived the first human embryonic stem cells, with even greater potential for drug discovery and therapeutic transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children's
  • Allow Children's to distinguish itself as a preferred destination for children undergoing transplantation and for those with autoimmune disorders. (pedsresearch.org)
  • This trial represents one of the most innovative clinical trials to arise from the growing partnership between the Hematology & Medical Oncology and Pediatrics departments at Emory School of Medicine, Emory Healthcare, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta," says William (Bill) G. Woods, MD, director of the Aflac Cancer Center. (emory.edu)
  • In Lithuania the only Santaros Klinikos is involved in the provision of children's oncohematology and bone marrow transplantation services. (santa.lt)
  • Santaros Klinikos takes the lead in the Baltic and East European countries in the field of children's heart surgery and vascular, heart transplantations and mechanical heart implantation. (santa.lt)
  • More than 2.4 million outpatient and emergency visits, 48,000 hospital stays, 54,000 surgeries and 4,400 births take place each year at facilities operated by Michigan Medicine, including the University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Women's Hospital and the A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center on the main medical campus, and at outpatient health centers in multiple communities in southeast Michigan. (wikipedia.org)
  • islet
  • Some of the cell types that have or are currently being developed include cardiomyocytes (CM), neurons, hepatocytes, bone marrow cells, islet cells and endothelial cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • People who have an organ transplant may be more likely to develop skin cancer, new research suggests. (multibriefs.com)
  • Edward Donnall "Don" Thomas (March 15, 1920 - October 20, 2012) was an American physician, professor emeritus at the University of Washington, and director emeritus of the clinical research division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancer is a very complex disease that affects different organs in different ways. (feistweiller.org)
  • State-of-the-art testing procedures and digital technology provide reliable and relevant information that Feist-Weiller Cancer Center physicians use to treat patients. (feistweiller.org)
  • Surgery may remove only the tumor, or the entire organ where the cancer is located. (feistweiller.org)
  • A single cancer cell that remains in the organ, however, can recur, or grow into a new tumor. (feistweiller.org)
  • The radiation oncology program of the Radiation Therapy Center (RTC) at Louisiana Health Sciences Center Shreveport focuses on "what is best for the cancer patient. (feistweiller.org)
  • After graduating from Hamburg University Medical School and receiving his MD degree, he became Research Fellow at the Department of Developmental Hematopoiesis and received a special fellowship in Hematology and Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), 1976-78. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1978 to 86 he was clinical assistant physician at MSKCC, then assistant attending physician and associate attending physician at the Memorial Hospital of Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • artificial
  • Although North America is currently the market leader in artificial organ technologies - valued at $4.08 billion in 2014 and expected to reach $7.13 billion by the end of 2019, according to Mordor Intelligence - patients are flocking to foreign countries to lessen the economic hardships associated with these types of medical procedures in North America. (multibriefs.com)