‘Cord Blood Myths and Facts’ by the Cord Blood Association (CBA) offers a useful guide to the accuracy of popularly held views about cord blood banking. Through their piece, the CBA hopes to counter some of the conjecture heard by health professionals with medical fact. Here are 20 myths that...
Cord Blood Connect 2018 provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world’s first cord blood stem cell transplant. Everyone involved, including Matthew Farrow himself who was 5 years old at the time, came together in Miami to share the latest advances in cord blood transplantation....
The prestigious Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards are back for their third year to celebrate, recognise and thank the outstanding supporters who keep the pioneering blood cancer charity moving forward. Sean has supported Anthony Nolan since joining the register in May 2011, after a national appeal from Ulverston teenager Alice...
Denver Back Pain Specialists today announced that it has enrolled its first patient in a nationwide FDA- cleared adult stem cell study (phase 3) testing an investigational treatment for chronic low back pain associated with degenerative disc disease. The study will test the use of Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs)...
During the summer we took on board a couple of students to give them some work experience in a lab environment. Below is a blog post from James, who gives an overview of himself and his time with us: “I’m a 16 year old IB student, Nuffield Health and Sutton Trust US...
During the summer we took on board a couple of students, to give them some work experience in a lab environment. Below is a blog post from Darnell, who gives an overview of himself and his time with us: “Hello, my name is Darnell and I’m currently a year 13 student at...
Breast reconstruction is a highly technical and evolving field that employs techniques and technologies from beyond the typical boundaries of surgery—from stem cells to 3D-printed nipples. It’s hard to pin down exactly how many people get mastectomies in the United States. According to the Journal of the American Medical...
Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute successfully designed a revolutionary, high-throughput, robotic platform that automates and standardizes the process of transforming patient samples into stem cells. This unique platform, the NYSCF Global Stem Cell ArrayTM, for the first time gives researchers the scale to...
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) scientists have identified stem cells in the liver that give rise to functional liver cells. The work solves a long-standing mystery about the origin of new cells in the liver, which must constantly be replenished as cells die off, even in a healthy organ....
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