Mark C Walters

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital and Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stable mixed hematopoietic chimerism after bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell anemia
    M C Walters
    Children s Hospital Oakland, California 94609 1809, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 7:665-73. 2001
  2. pmc Pulmonary, gonadal, and central nervous system status after bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease
    Mark C Walters
    Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California 94609, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 16:263-72. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Sibling donor cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major: Experience of the Sibling Donor Cord Blood Program
    Mark C Walters
    Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd St, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:206-13. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell anemia and hematopoietic cell transplantation: When is a pound of cure worth more than an ounce of prevention?
    Mark C Walters
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 8:33-8. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Improved engraftment with minimal graft-versus-host disease after major histocompatibility complex-mismatched cord blood transplantation with photochemically treated donor lymphocytes
    Bindu Kanathezhath
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 236:492-504. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of preimplantation genetic diagnosis therapy in treatment of beta-thalassemia: A retrospective analysis
    Naveen Qureshi
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd St, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:500-3. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Haematopoietic cell transplantation in the treatment of sickle cell disease
    Robert C Atkins
    Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 3:1215-24. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical hemoglobinopathies: iron, lungs and new blood
    Claudia R Morris
    Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 13:407-18. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Umbilical cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major
    Bindu Kanathezhath
    Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 24:1165-77. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive banking of sibling donor cord blood for children with malignant and nonmalignant disease
    William Reed
    Sibling Donor Cord Blood Program, Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, CA, USA
    Blood 101:351-7. 2003

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Stable mixed hematopoietic chimerism after bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell anemia
    M C Walters
    Children s Hospital Oakland, California 94609 1809, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 7:665-73. 2001
    ..These observations strongly suggest that patients with sickle cell disease who develop persistent mixed hematopoietic chimerism after transplantation experience a significant ameliorative effect...
  2. pmc Pulmonary, gonadal, and central nervous system status after bone marrow transplantation for sickle cell disease
    Mark C Walters
    Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, California 94609, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 16:263-72. 2010
    ..In summary, individuals who had stable donor engraftment did not experience sickle-related complications after BMT, and were protected from progressive CNS and pulmonary disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sibling donor cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major: Experience of the Sibling Donor Cord Blood Program
    Mark C Walters
    Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd St, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:206-13. 2005
    ..It was concluded that cord blood transplantation from sibling donors represents a suitable alternative to bone marrow transplantation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell anemia and hematopoietic cell transplantation: When is a pound of cure worth more than an ounce of prevention?
    Mark C Walters
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 8:33-8. 2004
    ..Current efforts to identify suitable candidates for HCT to decrease the toxicity of HCT, and to broaden its availability are discussed...
  5. doi request reprint Improved engraftment with minimal graft-versus-host disease after major histocompatibility complex-mismatched cord blood transplantation with photochemically treated donor lymphocytes
    Bindu Kanathezhath
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 236:492-504. 2011
    ..This CBT model establishes the possibility of ensuring donor engraftment across a MHC barrier without severe GVHD...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of preimplantation genetic diagnosis therapy in treatment of beta-thalassemia: A retrospective analysis
    Naveen Qureshi
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd St, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:500-3. 2005
    ..Improvements in PGD therapy's efficacy and cost will make this a more viable option for affected families...
  7. ncbi request reprint Haematopoietic cell transplantation in the treatment of sickle cell disease
    Robert C Atkins
    Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 3:1215-24. 2003
    ..The future of HCT for haemoglobinopathies undoubtedly will evolve as transplant-related complications are reduced and as the process of selecting patients for HCT is refined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical hemoglobinopathies: iron, lungs and new blood
    Claudia R Morris
    Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 13:407-18. 2006
    ..As a result, chronic health impairments that significantly reduce the quality of life such as pulmonary hypertension and the consequences of transfusional iron overload have become principal challenges...
  9. doi request reprint Umbilical cord blood transplantation for thalassemia major
    Bindu Kanathezhath
    Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, 747 52nd Street, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 24:1165-77. 2010
    ..Progress in developing UCB transplantation for thalassemia is reviewed and the most likely areas of future clinical investigation are discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive banking of sibling donor cord blood for children with malignant and nonmalignant disease
    William Reed
    Sibling Donor Cord Blood Program, Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, CA, USA
    Blood 101:351-7. 2003
    ..The cellular products have been used successfully for transplantation; their number and characteristics should be adequate to support the first prospective clinical investigations of sibling CB transplantation...
  11. pmc Human term placenta as a source of hematopoietic cells
    Vladimir Serikov
    Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 234:813-23. 2009
    ..These results suggest that human placenta could become an important new source of hematopoietic cells for allogeneic transplantation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stem cell transplantation with S-59 photochemically treated T-cell add-backs to establish allochimerism in murine thalassemia
    Frans A Kuypers
    Children s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, 5700 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:214-22. 2005
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  13. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in bone marrow transplantation in hemoglobinopathies
    Jennifer G Michlitsch
    Children s Hospital and Research Center, Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA
    Curr Mol Med 8:675-89. 2008
    ..This review discusses the successes, challenges and future direction of HCT for SCD and thalassemia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in thalassemia
    Ellen Butensky
    Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, 747 52nd St, Oakland, CA 94609, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1054:290-9. 2005
    ..Although transfusion requirements increased in most patients, iron burden was not necessarily increased...
  15. doi request reprint Newborn screening for hemoglobinopathies in California
    Jennifer Michlitsch
    Children s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, California 94609, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:486-90. 2009
    ..In 1999, newborn screening for Hb H disorders was incorporated in the statewide hemoglobinopathy screening program...
  16. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of G-CSF primed bone marrow as a stem-cell source for allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in children: a Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium (PBMTC) study
    Haydar Frangoul
    Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 2573, USA
    Blood 110:4584-7. 2007
    ..Collection of G-BM from pediatric donors is safe, and can result in high NC and CD34 cell doses that facilitate engraftment after myeloablative BMT without a discernable increase in the risk of GVHD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transfusional iron burden and liver toxicity after bone marrow transplantation for acute myelogenous leukemia and hemoglobinopathies
    Wasil Jastaniah
    University of British Columbia and British Columbia s Children s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:319-24. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Matched-related donor transplantation for sickle cell disease: report from the Center for International Blood and Transplant Research
    Julie A Panepinto
    Department of Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Br J Haematol 137:479-85. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Related umbilical cord blood transplantation in patients with thalassemia and sickle cell disease
    Franco Locatelli
    Oncoematologia Pediatrica, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Universita di Pavia, Italy
    Blood 101:2137-43. 2003
    ..Related CBT for hemoglobinopathies offers a good probability of success and is associated with a low risk of GVHD. Optimization of transplantation strategies could further improve these results...
  20. ncbi request reprint Results of minimally toxic nonmyeloablative transplantation in patients with sickle cell anemia and beta-thalassemia
    Robert Iannone
    Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Oncology Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 9:519-28. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Cord blood transplantation for sickle cell anemia: bust or boom?
    Mark C Walters
    Pediatr Transplant 11:582-3. 2007

Research Grants4

  1. Induction of Stable Chimerism for Sickle Cell Anemia
    Mark Walters; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, this novel approach will expand the availability of HCT for patients with clinically significant hemoglobinopathies. ..
  2. Northern California Consortium for Sickle Cell Disease
    Mark Walters; Fiscal Year: 2007
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