Graft-versus-host disease is a challenging, & life-threatening condition occurring when the newly transplanted cells identify & treat the patient’s normal cells as foreign invaders. The new immune cells then attack the recipient’s own cells, and begin to damage the patient’s organs. GVHD is the most serious complication from transplant therapy that seriously limits the ability to offer transplants more broadly: http://www.lgmpharma.com/blog/tag/gvhd/
graft_vs_host_disease_gvhd-- We held our breath as a family during my sons recovery time, waiting to see if he would develop graft vs host disease. Fortunately, he was so very lucky to make it through his recovery time with the other expected side effects
Scientists Have Created a Way to Isolate Neural Stem Cells
Researchers have developed a way of isolating neural stem cells with unmatched precision from brain tissue.
During National Kidney Month, the NKFM wants you to learn about kidney disease, so you can prevent or slow its progression. Check out this infographic to educate yourself on kidney disease risk factors, facts, & more!