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Mequon man's life saved by daughter's bone marrow

Sept. 23 - WISN coverage of a Mequon man with a rare form of leukemia who is giving a life saving bone marrow transplant. His daughter was the donor. The article ran to raise awareness for World Marrow Donor Day. WISN

Dr. Wandersee Finds that DHA May Help Sickle Cell Disease Patients

July 7 - In a study reported in Blood Cells, Molecules and Diseases, lead author Nancy Wandersee, PhD, (Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology) reports that omega-3 fatty acids like DHA from marine animals may help people with sickle cell disease. Food Consumer

The secrets of bone marrow: What leads to healthy blood cell production?

June 12 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $635,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to identify new potential treatments for diseases that inhibit the growth of blood cells and diseases in which the blood cells develop abnormally.

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