Survival in Myelofibrosis Patients After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Five Centers in France

Condition:   Myelofibrosis, Stem Cell Transplantation, Survival Intervention:   Sponsor:   Central Hospital, Nancy, France Completed
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By CHADI NABHAN MD, MBA, FACP One harsh Chicago winter, I remember calling a patient to cancel his appointment because we had deemed it too risky for patients to come in for routine visits—a major snowstorm made us rethink all non-essential appointments. Mr. Z was scheduled for his 3-month follow-up for an aggressive brain lymphoma that was diagnosed the prior year, during which he endured several rounds of intense chemotherapy. His discontent in hearing that his appointment was canceled was palpable; he confessed that he was very much looking forward to the visit so that he could greet the nurses, front-desk sta...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: COVID-19 Hospitals Medical Practice Physicians Chadi Nabhan Clinical Trials coronavirus drug dosing Oncology Pandemic Source Type: blogs
CRYOSTEM was initiated in 2010 to create a multicenter biobank in the field of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT). After initially concentrating on Graft-versus-Host Disease, CRYOSTEM has broadened its focus to all HSCT complications. Thanks to a network of 33 transplant units and 23 Biological Resources Centers, CRYOSTEM has established a standardized collection of high-quality biological samples associated with well-annotated clinical data from donors and patients pre- and post-HSCT. Plasma, dried pellets and viable cells in DMSO are isolated and cryopreserved from blood samples. Currently, the collection has...
Source: Open Journal of Bioresources - Category: Biotechnology Source Type: research
Factors such as poor engraftment, retention, and survival of the transplanted stem cells are deemed to limit their therapeutic efficacy for wound regeneration. Hence, it is necessary to explore these issues in...
Source: Stem Cell Research and Therapy - Category: Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Stem Cells and Development, Ahead of Print.
Source: Stem Cells and Development - Category: Stem Cells Authors: Source Type: research
Hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) or sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS) is a rare complication characterized by hepatomegaly, right-upper quadrant pain, jaundice, and ascites, occurring after high-dose chemotherapy, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and, less commonly, other conditions. We review pathogenesis, clinical appearance and diagnostic criteria, risk factors, prophylaxis, and treatment of the VOD occurring post-HSCT. The injury of the sinusoidal endothelial cells with loss of wall integrity and sinusoidal obstruction is the basis of development of postsinusoidal portal hypertension responsible f...
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Conditions:   T-Cell Lymphoma;   Indolent B-Cell Lymphoma Interventions:   Drug: Duvelisib;   Procedure: Peripheral blood draw Sponsors:   Washington University School of Medicine;   Verastem, Inc. Not yet recruiting
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This article summarizes a presentation by Jonathan Li, MD, MMSc, at the International Antiviral Society-USA (IAS-USA) continuing education program held in Atlanta, Georgia, in March 2019. PMID: 32224499 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Topics in antiviral medicine - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Top Antivir Med Source Type: research
There is an increasing demand for the expansion of functional human hematopoietic stem cells (hHSCs) for various clinical applications. Based on our primary screening of antioxidant small molecule compounds library, a small molecule compound C2968 (chrysin) was identificated to expand cord blood CD34+ cells in vitro. Then we further verified the optimum concentration and explored its effect on hHSCs phenotype and biological function. C2968 could significantly increase the proportion and absolute number of CD34+CD38−CD49f+ and CD34+CD38−CD45RA−CD90+ cells under 2.5 μM. Furthermore, the total number of c...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is the leading cause of mortality after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and primarily affects barrier organs, such as the skin. One third of cases are refractory to steroid treatment resulting in poor outcomes and the need for novel therapies.Longitudinal analysis of T cell transcriptomes in patients before appearance of GVHD symptoms revealed up-regulation of anti-apoptotic regulator BCL2 at GVHD initiation. To determine the potential of BCL2 inhibition in active GVHD, we analyzed tissues of 88 patients with acute or chronic GVHD.
Source: Journal of Investigative Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Contributors : Elizabeth Ostrander ; Grant A ChallenSeries Type : Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing ; Genome binding/occupancy profiling by high throughput sequencingOrganism : Mus musculusEpigenetic modifying enzymes DNMT3A and TET2 are recurrently mutated in hematological disorders despite possessing opposing biochemical functions in the DNA methylation processes. Using conditional ablation, we show these contrasting genotypes result in different functional effects in hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs). Loss of Dnmt3a bestows enhanced self-renewal on HSCs in serial, competitive repopulation assays while Tet...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Genome binding/occupancy profiling by high throughput sequencing Mus musculus Source Type: research
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