Published in Blood Weekly, May 17th, 2001
A group led by pediatric hematologists Robert Iannone, MD, and James Casella, MD, and oncologist Ephraim Fuchs, MD, found that a "mini-transplant" of just 40% normal bone marrow in the rodents was enough to reduce anemia and life-threatening organ injury, the most damaging symptoms of sickle cell anemia (SCA).
A genetic blood disease, SCA disproportionately affects Americans of...
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