A New York police officer who was diagnosed with leukaemia which doctors believe was brought on by his efforts on September 11th was saved by a transatlantic stem cell donor who joined the donor register thirty years ago. Greg Holgerson, 42, was told his leukaemia could be linked to his involvement in the recovery efforts after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Centre. Greg was present at the site on the evening of the attack to secure the area and help with the recovery. ‘Everyone there was covered in dust and debris. It looked like it was snowing, it…
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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