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Cord blood stem cells used to treat lung disease in premature babies

Premature babies have an increased risk of developing bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), a serious lung disease, which is a major cause of death and lifelong complications. Researchers have conducted a Phase I clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of stem cell therapies in premature babies to prevent or treat BPD. The results showed an reduction […]

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Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Patients with Active Rheumatoid Arthritis

A paper that has recently been published looks into the safety and efficacy of treating patients with active rheumatoid arthritis with umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (UC-MSCs). 172 patients were divided into 2 groups. One group received disease-modifying drugs plus medium without UC-MSCs and the other received disease-modifying drugs plus UC-MSCs. The trial indicated that […]

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Expectant grandparents – how to help safeguard your grandchild’s future health

Since we were born, technology has developed in an unbelievable way! Who would have thought twenty years ago that today a newborn baby’s umbilical cord blood might be saved as a sort of cellular insurance policy? When we were born the umbilical cord was just thrown away as useless. Since then it has been discovered […]

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Listen to mother: time to change NHS practice on umbilical cord-cutting

A recent article published in the Guardian raises the issue of early clamping and how the National Childbirth Trust,The Royal College of Midwives and the World Health Organisation as does The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists all think that the cord should be left for 2-5 minutes before clamping (unless the mother is at risk). […]

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Pioneering Research To Manufacture Cells From Umbilical Cord Blood

The University’s School of Mechanical and Manufacturing  Engineering has been awarded a £1.3 million research fellowship by the  Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop tools for the manufacture of large quantities of medically valuable cells from umbilical cord blood. Research Dr. Thomas, a Senior Lecturer in Biomanufacturing, who has been awarded the […]

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Autism and Cerebral Palsy

Cord blood therapy can now be used for autism and cerebral palsy by families who have stored their child’s umbilical cord blood at birth.

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Biovault CEO Kate Sneddon takes her place amongst 400Women in STEM

In 2016-17 just 25% of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) graduates were women, a statistic that Biovault has turned on its head. At Biovault however, our Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Medical Director and a large proportion of the our scientists, administrators and advisors are also women. “It wasn’t deliberate,” says CEO, Kate, “they […]

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10 Essential Requirements for Cord Blood Banking

Developed by the Cord Blood Association (CBA) to give health practitioners and families clarity and assurance How can we expect parents to trust cord blood banking if banks care for stem cells so poorly that they cannot be used for treatment? Earlier this year, Joanne Kurtzberg, a pioneer of cord blood banking and one of […]

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Stem Cell Pioneers Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary of First Cord Blood Transplant

Cord Blood Connect provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world’s first cord blood stem cell transplant. 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 […]

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