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Six-year-old boy who’s suffered stroke desperately searches for bone marrow donor

Six-year-old boy who’s suffered stroke desperately searches for bone marrow donor

Help Ayden find a donor to save his life! https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-6691871/Six-year-old-boy-whos-suffered-stroke-brain-cancer-desperately-searches-bone-marrow-donor.html

 
#MatchMyMix!

#MatchMyMix!

My name is Astrid (Ada). I was diagnosed with a particularly severe form of blood cancer – Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). I am Nigerian-German and urgently need a European-African stem cell donor who can help me to continue being there for my children, my husband and my friends.  Given the advanced nature […]

 
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 […]

 

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.

 

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Nigeria Launches Bone Marrow Registry

February 24, 2012 marked the launch of the first bone marrow registry in Nigeria, and only the second such registry in all of Africa. This launch was a milestone step in the country’s efforts to treat cancer patients throughout Africa and the world.