A novel imaging test using the imaging agent 18F-fluorothymidine (18FLT) identifies success of HSCT engraftment weeks before a traditional blood test. This imaging technique — a less painful option than bone marrow biopsies — also allowed researchers to better understand the engraftment process following HSCT. A study led by blood and marrow transplant specialists at Children’s National […]
Nearly 2,000 children under 18 years old are on the U.S. organ transplant waiting list. Of those, approximately 500 are children ages 1 to 5. In order to raise awareness of the need for organ donors, several transplant organizations – including Transplant Families – is introducing the first annual National Pediatric Transplant Week, April 23-27. […]
April is National Donate Life Month – a month dedicate to encouraging Americans to register as organ transplant donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through their donation. The artwork for 2018 was inspired by a rainbow and Maya Angelou’s quote, “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Local, regional, and national activities are […]
MSA Life Sciences is pleased to announce that Tony Fontecchio, VP, and Ed Smith, Director, Business Development, will be exhibiting at UNOS TMF 2018, April 24-26, in Austin, TX. “MSA Life Sciences looks forward each year to UNOS TMF. We are excited to connect with leaders in solid organ transplant and to demonstrate how EDITLife […]
Patient Safety Week, March 11-17, 2018, marks a dedicated time and platform to increase awareness about patient safety among health professionals and the public. The goal of Patient Safety Week is to engage health care professionals and patients to spread the message about the importance of patient safety. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and […]
A recent study led by the Center for International Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) suggests that after HLA matching, the age of the stem cell donor is the most important characteristic influencing patient survival following a stem cell transplant.
Cancer affects everyone in different ways and everyone has the power to take action to reduce the impact of the disease. World Cancer Day, February 4, is a global effort to highlight the on-going fight against cancer. This year’s theme is “We can, I can.” The aim of World Cancer Day is to reduce the number of […]
MSA Life Sciences is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2018 BMT Tandem Meetings, the combined annual meetings of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT), February 21-24, in Salt Lake City, UT. “MSA is looking forward to the 2018 BMT Tandem Meeting” said […]
A study has recently shown that a biomarker called CHEK1 detects which myeloma patients might benefit from a stem cell transplant. In an effort to provide a better understanding of multiple myeloma disease processes, patient responses to treatments, and patient relapse, researchers are using patient data from the the largest and most comprehensive study providing new […]
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MSA is focused on your success. Continual support from an experienced team that understands the transplant process ensures continuous value from EDITLife and that the system is an integral part of your center’s operations. The EDITLife team works closely with you during installation – which includes legacy data migration, and implementation – which includes trainings based on workflows. The team provides on-going maintenance and unparalleled support long after go-live.