Bone Marrow Transplantation
The Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) at Hadassah University Hospital serves as Israel's national BMT center. Procedures include autologous and allogeneic bone marrow, blood stem cells and cord blood transplantation procedures for patients with a variety of non-malignant disorders, hematological malignancies and solid tumors. Likewise, the department is involved in cell therapy for a large variety of marrow deficiency diseases; immune deficiencies; genetic diseases and gene therapy. The BMT Department operates in conjunction with the Cell Therapy and Cancer Immunobiology Research Center, and the Danny Cunniff Leukemia Research Laboratory.
Research areas include: Bone marrow transplantation. Stem cell transplantation. Immunotherapy. Gene therapy. Genetic diseases. Immune deficiency.
Cord blood transplantation. Cytokines. Autoimmune diseases. Stem cell plasticity. Cell therapy. Tumor cell vaccines. Graft-vs-host disease (GVHD).
Transplantation tolerance. Heparanase. Targeted chemotherapy of cancer.
Bone and cartilage disorders. AIDS.
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