Patient donor stories
Our objective is to thank all donors worldwide on this special day, World Marrow Donor Day. Find out who are these life saving heroes and meet the people they gave another chance at life.
UNIVERSITY GRAD DONATES BONE MARROW TO SAVE BABY BOY (USA)
Transplant gives normal life to child with rare immune disorder Newborn twins A.J. and Emma Loscheider had only been home for a few days when mom Christena noticed something was wrong with A.J. He was rushed to the hospital, where doctors worked for five months to diagnose his condition – Immune dysregulation, Polyendocrinopathy, Enteropathy, X-linked (IPEX) syndrome. This rare genetic condition, with only 150 known cases worldwide, results in multiple autoimmune disorders. A.J.’s best chance of a cure was through a bone marrow transplant to replace his immune system. Family members were disappointed when none of them were a…