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How can stem cells improve Michael Schumacher’s condition?

Nearly six years after Michael Schumacher had the skiing accident that changed his life, stem cells could be used to treat the F1 champion’s brain injuries. According to quotes in Le Parisien, a member of staff at a Paris hospital treating the Formula 1 legend said he is awake after six years in a coma. Schumacher […]

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Bioprinted living tissues could transform treatment

Scientists have already ‘printed’ heart-like valves and a femur from stem cells like those in the umbilical cord. So, what’s next for patients? Bioprinting is an exciting research area with potential for repairing injuries, and even replacing whole organs affected by damage or disease. The technology is limited in complexity, viability and speed at the moment but […]

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Is cord blood banking worth the cost?

Cord blood banking has become an important part of birth planning. There are now over 4 million cord blood samples held in storage in 500 cord blood banks across the world, and these are increasing by 250,000 a year. But why are parents choosing to pay thousands of pounds to store their child’s umbilical cord blood […]

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Pioneering stem cell therapy enables paralysed car accident survivor to move again

What happened to 21-year-old Kris Boesen from Bakersfield, California was every parent’s worst nightmare. On March 6th, Kris’s car slid on a wet road. He struck a tree and then slammed into a telephone pole. The car accident left him facing paralysis until news of a clinical trial using stem cells like those in the […]

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Why doesn’t Biovault Family charge annual fees?

Our cord blood and tissue fees are upfront and honest. Not only do you pay less, but your money is Escrow protected. Have you ever noticed how annual fees drain your finances when you’re not looking? It isn’t a nice feeling. Most of our team here at Biovault Family are parents and we know that […]

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Cord Blood & Tissue

Reliable information about umbilical cord blood and cord tissue banking.

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Little ‘rockstar’ Alex doing well ahead of cord blood transplant for Hunter’s Syndrome

Alex’s parents have moved heaven and earth to give their son a chance to beat the rare life-limiting condition he was born with. We will most likely lose our beloved little Alex while he is still young. The typical life expectancy for those with Hunter Syndrome is between 10 and 20 years. He is already […]

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Biovault Family Takes Part in Next-Generation Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Biovault Family is part of a trial to treat Cerebral Palsy. The therapy uses cord blood stem cells to help children with brain injuries.

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Biovault Family Takes Part in Next-Generation Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Naturally, we hope no family will ever need to use their child’s stem cells. But sometimes they do. That’s why we make sure every collection in our care is treated with exceptional attention to detail. We want to give families the best possible chance of a healthy future. Kate Sneddon, Biovault CEO and microbiologist In […]

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