Welcome to the Bone Marrow Registry in Nigeria

 

The launch of this registry is a milestone step in the country’s efforts to treat cancer patients throughout Africa and the world. By helping patients find a bone marrow match, the BMRN will make it possible for them to access life-saving treatment.

Become a donor today…and you could save a life!


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BMRN News »

Okoye named to UICC’s Advisory Board

BMRN’s Professor Okoye has just been named to the UICC’s (Union for International Cancer Control) Advisory Board as the “African Observer”,...

 

BMRN featured in the Lancet

Bone marrow registry featured in the Lancet

 
BMRN Founder Honored as “Stem Cell Hero”

BMRN Founder Honored as “Stem Cell Hero”

“This is a title I have yet to earn,” said Mr. Adebiyi at the New York Stem Cell Foundation‘s annual gala.

 
BBC covers Nigerian registry

BBC covers Nigerian registry

BBC’s  Focus on Africa article features two personal stories behind the launch of Nigeria’s first bone marrow registry: stem cell donor Bisi Bokinni...

 
 

BMRN Events »

Upcoming Bone Marrow Drives

The BMRN will be recruiting new bone marrow donors at the following venues:   ABAKILIKI: Date: Saturday 28th September, 2013 Venue; Pathology (Morbid Anatomy)...

 
NPR’s “Tell Me More with Michel Martin” Features BMRN

NPR’s “Tell Me More with Michel Martin” Features BMRN

When Seun Adebiyi was diagnosed with leukemia, he realized that it was not going to be easy to find treatment, tells NPR’s Michel Martin

 
BMRN in the New York Times

BMRN in the New York Times

Finding a Match, and a Mission: Helping Blacks Survive Cancer

 

BMRN Launch Ceremony

On February 24, 2012, the BMRN held a ceremony to celebrate the launch of the Registry, and to educate members of the UNTH community about stem cell transplants....