Tag Archive: Diamond Blackfan Anemia

Nov 19 2014

Rescuing Mutation May Operate in Bone Marrow Failure

Bone marrow failure syndromes are rare disorders in which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells, increasing the risk for life-threatening bleeding, anemia, and infections.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/rescuing-mutation-may-operate-bone-marrow-failure/

Jan 28 2014

Treating the Chicken with the Egg

The term “stem cell,” stammzellen, was first used in 1868 by the German biologist Ernst Haeckel to describe the original, unicellular progenitor from which Dr. Haekel supposed all multicellular plant and animal life might have descended.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/treating-chicken-egg/

Aug 06 2013

Reprogramming Stem Cells to Treat, Study Disease

In two new studies, investigators from CHOP reprogrammed skin cells from patients with rare disorders into induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/reprogramming-stem-cells-to-treat-study-disease/