THALASSEMIA N ME

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arthurbank


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THALASSEMIA N ME

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Hi: I am an Emeritus Profesor of Medicine at Columbia University who has written a book on thalassemia, "Turninig Blood Red: The Fight for Life in Cooley's Anemia." It is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders and World Scientific Publishing.

I am also a co-author of the first successful clinical trial of hemoglobin gene therapy for thalassemia published September 16th, 2010 in Nature magazine. A 21-year old man who previously needed monthly blood transfusions has not needed a transfuion in the past two years.

I have a website at:http:// arthurbank.com. Come visit me.

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2 Comments

Reply hisham
1:59 AM on December 20, 2013 
Respected bro/sis
I have belong to Poor Family in sri lanka. Dear Sir Major thalassemia patient my sister hiqma banu last 15 years.pls help me about this matter. Sir i have belong to very poor family, and i could not afford this expenses please help us this issue. I have need to Desferal Infusion Pump (medis infusa d.slt). I could not afford this pump and not available in sri lanka. I am very thankful to you please help us. I am waiting your reply thanks. GOD give you long life and your whole Family
Reply Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh)
1:27 AM on October 2, 2010 
Wow that's impressive thanks for spend the time to join, glad you join hope there are further good news on gene therapy in the coming future hopefully that's a cure for all patients.