New study looks at blood stem cell transplant for sickle cell patients

07/15/2008 | Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)

Researchers are starting a national study to find out if children suffering from sickle cell disease can benefit from transplanted blood stem cells from unrelated donors. The trial will include 45 patients ages 3 to 16, who will receive stem cell transplants from either bone marrow or umbilical cord blood.

View Full Article in:

Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Health Care Exchange Account Manager
Kaiser Permanente
San Diego, CA
Director, Health Plan Claims Operations
Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Stop Loss Sales Executive
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Boston, MA
Field Representative-Oklahoma and Kansas
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Vice President, Idaho Regional Director
PacificSource
Boise, ID