October 7, 1997
Barton To Give
Shortage of Minority Bone Marrow Donors Proves Obstacle
By José Alvarado
(First in a two-part series on impediments and advances in bone marrow transplantation.)
Bone marrow donor and recipient meet.
Minority patients suffering from leukemia and other blood-related diseases face
limited prospects of finding a donor with matching bone marrow tissue type
because of the relatively low number of minorities such as Blacks,
Hispanics/Latinos, Native Americans, and Asians/Pacific Islanders represented in
the National Marrow Donor Program registry.
'In Their Faces'
By Carla Garnett
If accuracy alone could tell the whole story, then this article could be summed up
pretty simply: A long, winding road led Frank Lucas from dreams of a career in
film and television to his current post as a psychologist in NIMH's Laboratory of
Clinical Science. But then, a reader would miss a lot of the flavor, and certainly all
the color, of a tale told best with pictures, specifically those found in Lucas's debut
photo exhibit, which is on display now through Oct. 28 in the Clinical Center