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Title: The influence of killer immunoglobulin-like receptor gene matching in haemopoietic stem cell transplant outcome
Author: Davidson, Judith Anne
ISNI:       0000 0004 2669 7512
Awarding Body: University of Manchester
Current Institution: University of Manchester
Date of Award: 2009
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The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of Killer Immunoglobulin-like Receptor (KIR) gene matching and the relative importance of these genes when identifying potential donors for Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) so that selection may be prioritised where a choice of donors exists. HSCT is used to treat not only haematological malignancies such as leukaemia and lymphoma but also certain solid organ tumours and a small number of immunological disorders.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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