Blackfan

Black·fan

(blak'fan),
Kenneth D., U.S. physician, 1883-1941. See: Diamond-Blackfan anemia, Diamond-Blackfan syndrome.
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Daisy, four, was born with Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, which means she produces no red blood cells to carry oxygen around her little body and needs a blood transfusion every three to four weeks.
CLINTON - Matthew Pulnik, the 11-year-old fundraiser, who has made it his mission to help the Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA) Foundation through his lemonade stand and yearly Fun Day for DBA, recently had his efforts acknowledged by those he is helping.
Southdale, which partnered Kirklees Council on the redevelopment of housing at Brackenhall, raised the cash for Diamond Blackfan Anaemia UK, a charity supporting research into a rare blood disorder.
Catherine and Charlie Mariethoz, from Leicester, were given official blessing to have a child which will be a genetic match to their 21-month-old daughter Charlotte, who suffers from diamond blackfan anaemia, a bone marrow failure.
Charlie, now six, was born with the rare condition Diamond Blackfan anaemia, which only a transplant of cells from a sibling with a perfect tissue match can cure.
His recovery from Diamond Blackfan anaemia followed treatment in Chicago after Britain's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority blocked his parents' IVF treatment for a genetically matched sibling.
A sufferer of Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA), Owen explained: "My body can't make its own red blood cells.
thalassemia patients with a favorable safety profile, and is also undergoing phase 2 trials for treatment of anemia in myelodysplastic syndromes, diamond blackfan anemia, chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, myelofibrosis, and end-stage renal disease.
Address correspondence to this author at: Boston Children's Hospital, Center for Life Science, 3 Blackfan Circle, Suite 14070, Boston, MA 02115.
ROAD She was just a baby when doctors first discovered she had Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, and the first THANK SAVING few weeks of her infant life were spent undergoing blood transfusions and steroid treatments.
At 11, Pulnik was a veteran fundraiser for Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA) causes.
University of Huddersfield student Leigh Bowser is trying to highlight a rare blood condition called Diamond Blackfan Anaemia, as her young niece Chloe suffers from it.