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To order this report: EpiCast Report: Graft-Versus-Host Disease - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 http://www.
Catastrophic graft-versus-host disease after lung transplantation proven by PCR-based chimerism analysis.
Table 14: Selected drugs investigated in the treatment of steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease 40
Researchers from the University of Perugia in Italy and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, have addressed this key challenge by infusing donor T cells in an effort to improve immune recovery without causing graft-versus-host disease.
Graft-versus-host disease is a common complication of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in which functional immune cells in the transplanted marrow recognize the recipient as "foreign" and mount an immunologic attack.
This is SuperGen's first patent relating to the use of Nipent(R) in graft-versus-host disease, and it enhances the potential value of our franchise beyond the current approved indication of Hairy Cell Leukemia," said Edward L.
Therakos is also conducting clinical trials with the aim of seeking FDA approval for a number of new disease indications for photopheresis, including emerging indications in the field of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and disorders such as the prevention and treatment of graft-versus-host disease.
Earlier research had suggested that these Langerhans cells react with immune cells derived from the transplant and cause graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), a dangerous complication in which donor immune cells attack the skin, liver, and gut.
After purification, this material contains only stem and progenitor cells, with no detectable contaminating cells such as tumor cells or the T-cells which cause graft-versus-host disease in donor-to-patient transplants.
Moreover, the immune ceils from the donor's marrow need to be stripped out to prevent them from attacking the recipient's body, causing what's called graft-versus-host disease.
This new patent broadly protects the application of Vasogen's platform technology for the prevention of graft-versus-host disease.
Its lead product orBec[R] is a potent, locally acting corticosteroid being developed for the treatment of gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease (GI GVHD), a common serious side effect of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation for cancer.
Nasdaq: AVXT) today announced that additional animal data relating to its thymidine kinase (TK) suicide gene program for graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) has been published in the peer-reviewed journal, Human Gene Therapy (2000 Dec.
However, inducing graft-versus-host disease is the medical equivalent of playing with fire.
One mystery remains: The scientists had expected the transplant recipients to be susceptible to graft-versus-host disease, a dangerous ailment in which immune cells in transplanted tissue attack their new host.