In March this year, bone marrow donor Max and patient Lawrence met for the first ever time! When Lawrence Trace, 59, from Wales was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2005, his only hope was a bone marrow transplant. There was only one suitable match on the worldwide register – 21 year old Max Jeckeln from Raunheim, Germany. Max donated his stem cells at a hospital in Germany, which were delivered to the University Hospital of Wales the next day, and within hours Lawrence received his transplant. The pair built up a close friendship over letters, emails and phone, and the…
Thanking all donors worldwide
Guinness World Record!
Gift of Life Marrow Registry, an international bone marrow registry, has celebrated World Marrow Donor Day (WMDD) by achieving to set the Guinness World Records title for largest cotton swab. In addition, the organization’s Campus Ambassadors will run bone marrow recruitment drives at their respective colleges and universities worldwide.Read More
WMDA office preparing for WMDD!
The last steps before WMDD starts! Eating the cake together with the founder of the WMDA, professor Jon J. van Rood.Read More
Turkish video with donors and patients
Turkish transplanted patients and donors has been interviewed with the Ankara Registry and a video in Turkish has been prepared. It is loaded on the website of the Turkish Registry (www.kokhucrebagisla.com).Read More
Stefan Morsch Foundation 30 years!
On World Marrow Donor Day Stefan Morsch Foundation will organise a symposium to celebrate their 30th anniversary. You can learn from medical specialists about the details of blood stem cell transplantation. The symposium will take place at the Stefan Morsch Foundation, Dambacher 5, 55765 Birkenfeld.Read More
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