10 Jul '16, 12am

The Aplastic Anemia MDS Intl. Foundation announced their 2016 grant recipients, including our own Akihide Yoshimi!

Bone marrow failure syndromes are not only serious and debilitating diseases but they can also progress toward leukemia. Identifying the specific factors contributing into this malignant transition is extremely important. Our group focus in past few years has been the role of the immune system in bone marrow failure and we showed the importance of specific subtypes of immune cells in both pathogenesis and malignant transformation of these diseases. The AA&MDSIF research grant will allow us to focus on differences in immune changes in aplastic anemia and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and will enable us to utilize the state of the art technologies (such as multidimensional mass cytometry and high throughput DNA sequencing) to further understand the role of immune system in...

Full article: http://www.aamds.org/professionals/fund-your-research/gra...

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aamds.org 13 Jul '16, 3pm

Diagnosed with aplastic anemia in 2012, Bryce Harding is back on track with life. In 2012, Bryce was working in a silver r...