WBMDR

(redirected from Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry)
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WBMDRWelsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry
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Dr Tracey Rees, head of the Welsh Transplantation and Immunogenetics Laboratory, added: "Samuel took the first step and joined the Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry while giving blood.
The Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry, which is run by the Welsh Blood Service, is a panel of people who have volunteered to donate their bone marrow to someone in need of a transplant.
Tracy Sampson, publicity and marketing manager at the Welsh Blood Service, of which the Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry is a part, said: "Thousands of patients hope for a bone marrow donor who can make their life-saving transplant possible.
The Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry was established in 1989 as a collaboration between the Welsh Blood Service and the British Bone Marrow Registry.
"I'm glad he can help." Dr Stephen Field, medical director of the Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry, said: "Jeff is part of a small group of donors that unselfishly gives part of his bone marrow to a stranger who, without this precious gift, would certainly not survive."
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