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*  Blood donation
First-time donors, teenagers, and women are at a higher risk of a reaction. One study showed that 2% of donors had an adverse ... all reports from October 2008 to September 2009 evaluated six events and found that five of the deaths were clearly unrelated ... Donors are paid between $25 and $50 per donation. A few countries rely on paid donors to maintain an adequate supply. In some ... An event where donors come to donate allogeneic blood is sometimes called a 'blood drive' or a 'blood donor session'. These can ...
*  History and naming of human leukocyte antigens
Analysis of kidney transplants from unrelated donors". N. Engl. J. Med. 279 (10): 501-6. doi:10.1056/NEJM196809052791001. PMID ... But the naming of these antigens is not borne out of function but the need to match organ donors with recipients. In the early ... Their sera (the liquid part of the blood when blood clots) was sensitized to the cells from donors - it was alloreactive. By ... A series of tests on cultured cells revealed that, within the "LA" group, a donor tissue might have some antigens but not ...
*  Graft-versus-host disease
Wagner, John E; Thompson, John S; Carter, Shelly L; Kernan, Nancy A; Unrelated Donor Marrow Transplantation Trial (2005). " ... Grewal, S. S.; Barker, JN; Davies, SM; Wagner, JE (2003). "Unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation: Marrow or ... 2001). "Hematopoietic Engraftment and Survival in Adult Recipients of Umbilical-Cord Blood from Unrelated Donors". New England ... HLA-identical siblings or HLA-identical unrelated donors often have genetically different proteins (called minor ...
*  Donor lymphocyte infusion
Loren AW, Porter DL (2006). "Donor leukocyte infusions after unrelated donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantation". Current ... Donor leukocyte infusion is the infusion in which lymphocytes from the original stem cell donor are infused, after the ... Donor lymphocyte (or leukocyte) infusion (DLI) or buffy coat infusion is a form of adoptive immunotherapy used after ... It is hoped that the donor leukocyte infusion will cause GVT and lead to a remission of the patients cancer. Patients might ...
*  John Raymond Hobbs
32:51 448 Hobbs J.R., The use of volunteer unrelated donors in J R Hobbs (ed) Correction of certain genetic diseases by ... It established the future use of unrelated donors to patients, so far for over 10,000 people. This initiative was the blue ... From matched unrelated donors 91% survived over 100 days. By 1992 these results were probably among the best in the world. The ... Bone marrow transplant from an unrelated donor for chronic granulomatous disease, 1977 Lancet I, 210-213 Hugh-Jones, K., Selwyn ...
*  Maria Luisa Escolar
"Cord-blood transplants from unrelated donors in patients with hurler's syndrome". N Engl J Med. 350 (19): 1960-9. doi:10.1056/ ... "Outcomes of unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation for X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy". Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 13 ... "Long-term functional outcomes of children with hurler syndrome treated with unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation". ... "A staging system for infantile Krabbe disease to predict outcome after unrelated umbilical cord blood transplantation". ...
*  CCHCR1
"MHC-resident variation affects risks after unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation". Science Translational Medicine ...
*  Mixed lymphocyte reaction
The MLR was first recognized when researchers mixed leukocytes from two unrelated donors in culture. After several days, ... Transplantation: pairing of donor and recipient. Science 168; 1170. 8. Olerup, O and H. Zetterquist. 1992. HLA-DR typing by PCR ... Originally, this assay was used to study possible donor - recipient incompatibilities for graft transplants to help predict ... An alternative to serological DR typing in clinical practice including donor-recipient matching in cadaveric transplantation. ...
*  Ottawa General Hospital
1988 - The first bone marrow transplant in Canada between unrelated donors was performed. 1989 - The University of Ottawa Eye ...
*  Pablo Rubinstein
In 1993, Joanne Kurtzberg, Duke University Medical Center, performed the first two successful unrelated donor cord blood ... in freezing of umbilical cord blood or placental blood cells for the use for unrelated donors to treat diseases like Leukemia ... more than 7,000 transplants from unrelated donors have been conducted on patients worldwide. Rubinstein is co-founder and ... Following the first sibling-donor cord blood transplant in 1988, the National Institute of Health (NIH) awarded a grant to ...
*  Gift of Life Marrow Registry
The remaining 70 percent must rely on the generosity of an unrelated donor to save their lives. There are 75 marrow and stem ... Official website Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide World Marrow Donor Association World Marrow Donor Day. ... Gift of Life is one of two registries listing unrelated bone marrow donors in the United States. Only 30 percent of patients ... If a donor declines to donate via one method, the transplant center may or may not be able to accept the other, based on the ...
*  Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
... or unrelated (donor who is not related and found to have very close degree of HLA matching). Unrelated donors may be found ... 11,928 from family donors and 9,588 from unrelated donors). The main indications for transplant were lymphoproliferative ... A compatible donor is found by doing additional HLA-testing from the blood of potential donors. The HLA genes fall in two ... In 2014, according to the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA), stem cell products provided for unrelated transplantation ...
*  Paul Terasaki
High survival rates of kidney transplants from spousal and living unrelated donors. N Engl J Med 1995; 333: 333-336. Terasaki ... Transplantation of kidneys from donors whose heart has stopped beating. N Engl J Med 1998; 338: 221-225. Terasaki, Hisako; Paul ... In 1964, Terasaki developed the microcytotoxicity test, a tissue-typing test for organ transplant donors and recipients that ...
*  National Marrow Donor Program
Large registries of unrelated donors are needed because only about 30% of patients with diseases treatable with hematopoietic ... Bone marrow and PBSCs come from living adult donors. Bone marrow is extracted from the donor's pelvic bones while the donor is ... If the NMDP finds a match with an adult donor, they notify the donor. After educating the potential donor about the donation ... The Be The Match registry is one of many registries of unrelated donors and cord blood units in the world. Most large, ...
*  Vinča Nuclear Institute
On 11 November 11 1958, Maksić became the first man to receive a graft from an unrelated donor (Pabion). Out of five treated ... performing the first successful allogeneic bone marrow transplant ever performed on unrelated human beings. The donors were all ... The fifth donor was Dr. Léon Schwartzenberg (fr), member of Mathé's team. ...
*  Chronic granulomatous disease
April 2009). "Unrelated donor and HLA-identical sibling haematopoietic stem cell transplantation cure chronic granulomatous ... Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation from a matched donor is curative although not without significant risk. There are ...
*  Joseph Murray
Murray and his colleagues observed that the burn victims rejected temporary skin grafts from unrelated donors much more slowly ... By 1965, the survival rates after receiving a kidney transplant from an unrelated donor exceeded 65%.[citation needed] As a ... allowed Murray to carry out transplants from unrelated donors. ...
*  Stem-cell therapy
... years of unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation for adult recipients facilitated by the National Marrow Donor ... It is an allogenic stem therapy based on mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) derived from the bone marrow of adult donors. MSCs are ... Identical matches between donor and recipient must be made for successful transplantation treatments, but matches are uncommon ... It is this side effect of conventional chemotherapy strategies that the stem-cell transplant attempts to reverse; a donor's ...
*  Samuel Conway
The operation - the first of its kind involving an unrelated donor - was a success, allowing Mark to live to 24. Conway became ... In March 1990, Conway became an experimental bone marrow donor for Mark Stevenson, a 4-year-old with Hunter syndrome. ... an active volunteer for the National Marrow Donor Program, claiming to have helped add over 500 entries to their donor registry ...
*  Ali Nobakht
Haghighi AN, Ghahramani N (December 2006). "Living unrelated kidney donor transplantation in Iran". Nature Clinical Practice ...
*  Cord blood bank
... which makes it easier to provide patients samples form unrelated donors. The percentage of public bank donations discarded as ... Private cord blood banks store cord blood solely for potential use by the donor or donor's family. Private banks typically ... National Marrow Donor Program Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation, a non-profit educational foundation Cord Blood Blog ... As of 2007, contracts of the largest cord blood banks do not explicitly state that the cord blood belongs to the donors and ...
*  Aplastic anemia
... for patients who have donors that are matched siblings and worse for patients who receive their marrow from unrelated donors. ... and matched unrelated donor transplants are considered a second-line therapy. Medical therapy of aplastic anemia often includes ... The transplanted bone marrow replaces the failing bone marrow cells with new ones from a matching donor. The multipotent stem ... Survival rates for stem cell transplant vary depending on age and availability of a well-matched donor. Five-year survival ...
*  Eutherian fetoembryonic defense system (eu-FEDS) hypothesis
These observations were made following the introduction of modern assisted reproduction technologies involving unrelated donor ... Leeton, J.; Trounson, A.; Wood, C. (1984). "The use of donor eggs and embryos in the management of human infertility". Aust. N ... It is now apparent that a human fetus is tolerated by its birth mother, even when it is completely unrelated. ...
*  Philadelphia chromosome
... bone marrow transplant from a matched sibling donor or a matched, unrelated donor may be favored when remission is obtained. ...
*  Anti-thymocyte globulin
November 2001). "Antithymocyte globulin for graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis in transplants from unrelated donors: 2 ... long-term follow-up of a randomized trial in patients undergoing unrelated donor transplantation". Biology of Blood and Marrow ... disease prophylaxis with or without anti-T-cell globulin in haematopoietic cell transplantation from matched unrelated donors: ...
*  Sid Halley
During the novel the possibility of a hand transplant is mooted and the book ends with Halley being told that donor hand has ... are hired to investigate three unrelated cases. In the course of this novel, Halley is threatened with the loss of his ...
*  Sushma Swaraj
On 10 December she underwent for a kidney transplant at AIIMS, with the organ being harvested from a living unrelated donor. ...