For 2013, the Stefan Morsch Foundation plans to expand the contact to educational institutions. The Foundation offers support the schools, colleges and universities for this purpose: speakers from the Foundation visit regularly the various educational institutions, to keep there target group meet appropriate lectures about about the practical application of molecular genetics. The result is a fruitful cooperation, in which students can develop not only their knowledge, but engage socially. There will be in the coming weeks and months several typing actions in schools be organized by students and teachers. Canada Border Services Agency is actively involved in the matter. The Waldorf School in Trier, the gymnasium in Hermeskeil and the Richard-by-Weizacker Berufskolleg in ludinghausen, Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) are examples of this. In addition, school classes and courses of study can make guided tours and workshops in the in-house laboratory of the Foundation. Emil Morsch: as in Erich of Kastner We practice living learning flying classroom”. “This means: theoretical knowledge from studying biology or genetics is implemented in practice and at the same time explains the interaction between the donor file, testing, sampling station and transplantation clinics always with the objective: to save human lives.” Typing actions: you can find the current schedule for the typing actions of the Stefan Morsch Foundation website (www.stefan-morsch-Stiftung.de).
To come as a donor to a patient in question, ten by ten tissue characteristics should match what is checked with the help of the Stammzellspenderdateien world. In Germany, there are in addition to the Stefan Morsch Foundation of nearly 30 such files. All are represented in the ZKRD (Central bone marrow donor register in Germany). There running the world searches for a matching donor. The Stefan Morsch Foundation, which has promoted the establishment of this network and supports is the oldest German file to the registry. On the homepage of Stefan Morsch Foundation can be capture at any time as a donor. After filling out a form, you will also receive a registration kit with precise instructions. There are no costs for the donor here. However, donor funds are indispensable for the files, because any typing caused at least 50 euros in laboratory costs. (Andrea Djifroudi, press and public relations of the Stefan Morsch Foundation)