Petrozavodsk is a small town at Lake Onega, the second largest lake in Europe. Here is situated one of the first register of unrelated donors of hematopoietic stem cells in Russia– Karelian department. The effectiveness of the register is the great merit of volunteers. There is one special person among all volunteers. Her name is Natasha Kovaleva. This fragile young woman has fought off leukemia thanks to the Karelian register of unrelated donors of hematopoietic stem cells and now helps others. For the first time the disease crippled Natasha when she was 21. It all started with the common cold,…
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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