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Stem Cell Registry Alliance to Tackle 100K Africa Challenge

Stem Cell Registry Alliance to Tackle 100K Africa Challenge

Launched in October 2017, Stem Cell Registry Alliance is a collaborative effort among stem cell registries in the Caribbean, United Kingdom, and Africa to recruit 100,000 new donors by 2030 (dubbed the “100K Africa Challenge”). Millions of individuals worldwide live with blood cancers – like leukemia, myeloma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and non-Hodgkin […]

 
Successful Donor Drives in Abuja, Enugu and Lagos

Successful Donor Drives in Abuja, Enugu and Lagos

On October 28, 2017, 155 Nigerians registered as stem cell donors in simultaneous donor drives in Abuja, Lagos and Enugu. This successful collaboration involved several organizations, including: Samira Sanusi Sickle Cell Foundation DKMS Haima Health Initiative Ara-Africa Bone Marrow Registry in Nigeria We are very excited by this successful day […]

 
Swab-A-Thon for Sonia Beckford

Swab-A-Thon for Sonia Beckford

 
Olympic hopeful, a cancer survivor, calls for bone marrow donors

Olympic hopeful, a cancer survivor, calls for bone marrow donors

http://www.omaha.com/article/20130216/LIVEWELL01/702169932

 

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”, allowing her to expand global advocacy for patients of African descent.

 

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 and stem cell recipient (and BMRN founder) Seun Adebiyi

 

New African Bone Marrow Registry

Bone marrow transplants, or hematopoietic stem cell transplantations (HSCT), treat more than 70 different diseases, including some types of leukemia, lymphoma, and sickle cell anaemia.

 

New Facebook Page for Bone Marrow Registry in Nigeria

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