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Bone Marrow Transplant

Revised understanding of graft-versus-host disease origins offers new direction for potential therapies

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 17:30
An international research team led by the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute is changing the understanding of the key cellular and molecular events that trigger graft-versus-host disease, an often-fatal complication of bone marrow transplants.

U-M researchers find new gene involved in blood-forming stem cells

Date Visible: 
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 16:00

Research has identified a gene critical to controlling the body’s ability to create blood cells and immune cells from blood-forming stem cells, a process critical during bone marrow transplant.

Leukemia Clinical Studies

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Bone Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials

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Newly identified proteins make promising targets for blocking graft-vs.-host disease

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Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 15:30
Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified new proteins that control the function of critical immune cell subsets called T-cells, which are responsible for a serious and often deadly side effect of lifesaving bone marrow transplants.