05 Oct '15, 3pm

We've selected four researchers to receive a generous donation for PNH research through Geczik family:

AA&MDSIF selects researchers to receive a generous donation for PNH research through Geczik family. ROCKVILLE, MD (September 17, 2015) Earlier this summer, the Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation (AA&MDSIF) called for research proposals addressing Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH), made available through a generous donation by the Geczik family. Based on scientific review by an ad-hoc panel of PNH experts, AA&MDSIF selected three proposals to receive a total of $264,000 over two years. Robert A. Brodsky, M.D. , Johns Hopkins University, will receive an award for his project titled Preclinical Development of an Oral Factor D Complement Inhibitor to Treat PNH. PNH is a life-threatening hemolytic anemia that results from the loss of cell surface complement regulators. These patients have hemolytic anemia, risk for blood clots and early death. Eculizumab i...

Full article: http://www.aamds.org/press-release/aamdsif-announces-pnh-...

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mds-foundation.org 08 Oct '15, 10am

Understanding Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) You may have heard the news that Robin Roberts has been diagnosed with MDS (...