A Joint Initiative to Understand Blood Generation in Health and Disease
- Hemato-Linné is an excellence Linnaeus research environment supported by the Swedish Research Council and Lund University for the period of 2006-2016
- Established as a world-leading research environment to study the regulation of normal and leukemic hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and blood lineage development
Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA) is a hypoplastic anemia (shortage of red cell production) that presents in early childhood as a moderate to severe anemia and many of the patients (40%) are transfusion-dependent for a lifetime. Practically all DBA patients have a mutation in one of the ribosomal protein genes. See our newly produced film about the disease.
On March 26th, Harvey F. Lodish gave a seminar on “Starting and developing biotechnology companies” Professor Lodish is from the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Professor of Biology and Professor of Bioengineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology