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Related peripheral blood stem cell donors experience more severe symptoms and less complete recovery at one year compared to unrelated donors.

Haematologica 2019 Apr 31;104(4):844-854. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.

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http://www.haematologica.org/lookup/doi/10.3324/haematol.201
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3324/haematol.2018.200121DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442962PMC
April 2019

Effect of Aging and Predonation Comorbidities on the Related Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Donor Experience: Report from the Related Donor Safety Study.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2019 Apr 10;25(4):699-711. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Minneapolis, Minnesota; National Marrow Donor Program/Be the Match, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.11.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6453753PMC
April 2019

Providing Level-of-Match Information to Perfectly Matched Unrelated Stem Cell Donors: Evaluating Acceptability and Potential Changes in Donor Availability.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2018 10 21;24(10):2110-2118. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.03.017DOI Listing
October 2018

Are We Prepared for Nuclear Terrorism?

N Engl J Med 2018 06;378(25):2447

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, MN

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1805627DOI Listing
June 2018

High-Resolution Match Rate of 7/8 and 9/10 or Better for the Be The Match Unrelated Donor Registry.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2016 Apr 24;22(4):759-763. Epub 2015 Dec 24.

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.12.012DOI Listing
April 2016

On Modeling Human Leukocyte Antigen-Identical Sibling Match Probability for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Estimating the Need for an Unrelated Donor Source.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2016 Mar 25;22(3):410-7. Epub 2015 Sep 25.

Bioinformatics Research, National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.09.012DOI Listing
March 2016

8/8 and 10/10 high-resolution match rate for the be the match unrelated donor registry.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2015 Jan 13;21(1):137-41. Epub 2014 Oct 13.

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2014.10.002DOI Listing
January 2015

Improved survival after transplantation of more donor plasmacytoid dendritic or naïve T cells from unrelated-donor marrow grafts: results from BMTCTN 0201.

J Clin Oncol 2014 Aug 30;32(22):2365-72. Epub 2014 Jun 30.

Edmund K. Waller and Wayne A.C. Harris, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Brent R. Logan, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI; Steven M. Devine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; David L. Porter, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Shin Mineishi, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; John M. McCarty, Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA; Corina E. Gonzalez, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC; Thomas R. Spitzer, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Oleg I. Krijanovski, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation, Berkeley, CA; Michael L. Linenberger and Ann Woolfrey, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA; Alan Howard and Dennis L. Confer, National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, MN; Juan Wu, EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD; and Claudio Anasetti, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2013.54.4577DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4180368PMC
August 2014

HLA match likelihoods for hematopoietic stem-cell grafts in the U.S. registry.

N Engl J Med 2014 Jul;371(4):339-48

From the National Marrow Donor Program/Be the Match, Minneapolis (L.G., E.W., J.F., D.C., M.M.); the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Milwaukee and Minneapolis (M.E., S.S., J.D.R., M.H.); and the Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration (R.B.), and the C.W. Bill Young Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research Program, Department of Defense Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research Program, Bone Marrow Research Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Department of the Navy (R.H.) - both in Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsa1311707DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5965695PMC
July 2014

Lower risk for serious adverse events and no increased risk for cancer after PBSC vs BM donation.

Blood 2014 Jun 15;123(23):3655-63. Epub 2014 Apr 15.

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Minneapolis, MN; National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, MN;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2013-12-542464DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4047500PMC
June 2014

Unrelated donor allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation is underused as a curative therapy in eligible patients from the United States.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2013 Oct 25;19(10):1459-64. Epub 2013 Jun 25.

Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.06.014DOI Listing
October 2013

Peripheral-blood versus bone marrow stem cells.

N Engl J Med 2013 01;368(3):288

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1214025DOI Listing
January 2013

The National Marrow Donor Program: improving access to hematopoietic cell transplantation.

Clin Transpl 2011 :55-62

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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July 2012

A perspective on the selection of unrelated donors and cord blood units for transplantation.

Blood 2012 Jul 17;120(2):259-65. Epub 2012 May 17.

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA.

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http://www.bloodjournal.org/cgi/doi/10.1182/blood-2012-03-37
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2012-03-379032DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3398760PMC
July 2012

Radiation disasters: role of the BMT team.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2012 Jan;18(1 Suppl):S189-92

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55447, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2011.11.021DOI Listing
January 2012

Effects of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor on chromosome aneuploidy and replication asynchrony in healthy peripheral blood stem cell donors.

Blood 2011 Sep 30;118(9):2602-8. Epub 2011 Jun 30.

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2011-04-348508DOI Listing
September 2011

Planning and response to radiation exposures.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2011 Aug 15;17(8):1262-3. Epub 2011 Jun 15.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2011.06.002DOI Listing
August 2011

Allogeneic transplant physician and center capacity in the United States.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2011 Jul 12;17(7):956-61. Epub 2011 Apr 12.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2011.03.008DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3114271PMC
July 2011

Assessing surge capacity for radiation victims with marrow toxicity.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2010 Oct 24;16(10):1436-41. Epub 2010 Apr 24.

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2010.04.007DOI Listing
October 2010

Medical management of radiation victims in the United States.

Health Phys 2010 Jun;98(6):833-7

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.HP.0000346701.04476.0dDOI Listing
June 2010

Selection of adult unrelated hematopoietic stem cell donors: beyond HLA.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2010 Jan 3;16(1 Suppl):S8-S11. Epub 2009 Nov 3.

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2009.10.031DOI Listing
January 2010

Evaluation of hematopoietic stem cell donors.

Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2005 :469-75

Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/asheducation-2005.1.469DOI Listing
November 2009

Unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation: factors associated with a better HLA match.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2008 Dec;14(12):1334-40

National Marrow Donor Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55413-1753, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2008.09.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3319684PMC
December 2008

Twenty years of unrelated donor bone marrow transplantation for pediatric acute leukemia facilitated by the National Marrow Donor Program.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2008 Sep;14(9 Suppl):16-22

Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Blood and Marrow Transplantation, University of Minnesota Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2008.05.019DOI Listing
September 2008

Signposts along the NIH roadmap for reengineering clinical research: lessons from the Clinical Research Networks initiative.

Arch Intern Med 2008 Sep;168(17):1919-25

Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinte.168.17.1919DOI Listing
September 2008

Radiologic and nuclear events: contingency planning for hematologists/oncologists.

Blood 2008 Jun 20;111(12):5440-5. Epub 2008 Feb 20.

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2008-01-134817DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2424146PMC
June 2008

Principles and tools for selection of umbilical cord blood and unrelated adult donor grafts.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2008 Jan;14(1 Suppl 1):112-9

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2007.11.009DOI Listing
January 2008

Blood and marrow transplant clinical trials network (BMT CTN): addressing unanswered questions.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2007 Mar;13(3):257-62; discussion 255-6

University of Minnesota, Mayo Mail Code 480, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2006.11.017DOI Listing
March 2007

Preparing for the unthinkable: emergency preparedness for the hematopoietic cell transplant program.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2006 Nov;12(11):1229-38

University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610-0277, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2006.08.001DOI Listing
November 2006

Acute radiation injury: contingency planning for triage, supportive care, and transplantation.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2006 Jun;12(6):672-82

Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, and Department of Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2006.02.006DOI Listing
June 2006

Advances in HLA: practical implications for selecting adult donors and cord blood units.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2006 Jan;12(1 Suppl 1):28-33

Georgetown University Medical Center, Blood and Marrow Transplant Program of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55413, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2005.10.005DOI Listing
January 2006

Ethnic differences in donation-related characteristics among potential hematopoietic stem cell donors.

Transplantation 2005 Oct;80(7):890-6

Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

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October 2005

Attrition of potential bone marrow donors at two key decision points leading to donation.

Transplantation 2004 May;77(10):1529-34

Department of Medicine, Center for Research on Health Care, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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May 2004

The association of donor center characteristics with attrition from the national marrow donor registry.

Transplantation 2004 Mar;77(6):874-80

Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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March 2004

National Marrow Donor Program HLA-matching guidelines for unrelated marrow transplants.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2003 Oct;9(10):610-5

Department of Oncology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2003.08.009DOI Listing
October 2003

Unrelated donor stem cell transplantation: the role of the National Marrow Donor Program.

Oncology (Williston Park) 2003 Aug;17(8):1036-8, 1043-4, 1164-7

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP), Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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August 2003

Factors associated with ambivalence about bone marrow donation among newly recruited unrelated potential donors.

Transplantation 2003 May;75(9):1517-23

The Center for Research on Health Care, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.TP.0000060251.40758.98DOI Listing
May 2003