Hematology News

Blood type A may predispose to some rotavirus infectionsApr 13, 2012
Your blood type may determine whether you become infected with some strains of rotavirus, a gut pathogen.
Loss of enzyme stymies differentiation of blood-forming cellsDec 4, 2011
Study finds lack or mutation of gene creates abundance of stem cells and lack of blood cells, implications for people with myeloid leukemia.
Ongoing research validates safety, efficacy for use of sickle cell treatment for childrenSep 20, 2011
Once used to treat cancers and HIV/AIDS, studies evaluate treatment for children with sickle cell.
Angola sickle cell disease program begins pilot phaseSep 20, 2011
Phase very important step forward in establishing a comprehensive national program for sickle cell disease.
Pediatric strokes: More common than most people thinkMay 17, 2011
Are pediatric strokes more common than many think? BCM experts say childhood strokes say that they do occur in kids.
Deadly glioblastoma target for immunotherapy researchMar 21, 2011
BCM Research team develops clinical studies to treat form of brain cancer.
Research leads to better understanding of histiocytosisDec 16, 2010
A once-rare disease, histiocytosis, researched at BCM.
Gamma interferon prompts stem cell response to fight infectionJun 10, 2010
BCM researchers find new avenue for studying hematopoiesis
Duncan Cancer Center researcher to receive ASCO Career Development AwardApr 16, 2010
Dr. Carlos Ramos to receive award to help establish an independent clinical cancer research program.