In 2013, Nilush’s acute myeloid leukaemia returned – and he was told he’d need a stem cell transplant to have any chance of life. After several adult donors dropped out at the last minute, he was told he’d need a cord blood transplant.
From 2013 to 2015, Nicki worked for Anthony Nolan as a Logistics Administrator at our Cell Therapy Centre in Nottingham.
In this blog, she reflects upon her very personal reasons for working with us – and the story of her son Archie, who had a stem cell transplant himself.
With the help of our colleagues at Be The Match in the U.S., here’s the latest news from the world of stem cell transplant research.
Our research team is always taking on groundbreaking new initiatives to improve transplantation and quality of life for patients.
And that’s why we asked one of our PhD-student researchers, Vikesh Devlia, to write about his new study of how long it takes the immune system to regenerate in patients who’ve had a cord blood transplant.
Following last week’s meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Stem Cell Transplantation, co-chair David Burrowes MP made the case for more medical research to unlock the lifesaving potential of umbilical cord blood.
This guest blog sets out his thinking.