Collection of Bone Marrow Aspirate From Volunteer Donors
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00183066
: September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted
: August 6, 2012
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute on Aging (NIA) )
The purpose of this study is to collect bone marrow cells for research purposes.
Condition or disease
This study is designed to provide bone marrow cells for other research studies. The research is being done because there are ongoing experiments in a number of National Institute on Aging (NIA) laboratories that require access to normal human bone marrow aspirate for their studies of the immune system. These studies are done to understand how blood cells are formed and how they function. Samples will be used to study problems such as the immune system in bone marrow failure and related conditions. Cells will be used in laboratory research and may be banked for future laboratory studies
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Healthy males and females 18 years and older
Healthy volunteers age 18 and over
Significant abnormalities on health history questionnaire or in the results of blood tests
Pregnant or nursing mother
Participation in another research study within the past six weeks that is felt by the Principal Investigator to be incompatible with this study
Severe infection in the past two months
Immune disorder, or use of any medication that can alter immune system function
A medical or mental health finding showing inability to go through the procedure
Body mass index (BMI) greater than 29%
Chronic back pain, sciatica, or a compression fracture of the spine
Positive test results for viral infections: Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, or HIV (AIDS)