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Watershed Moment for Autism and Cerebral Palsy Treatment

World Cord Blood Day 2017 could not have begun better, as news emerged that a successful clinical trial using privately stored cord blood stem cells to treat acquired neurological disorders has opened the door for many more children suffering from Autism and Cerebral Palsy. Duke University Medical Center has...

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Biovault scientist receives prestigious award for umbilical cord blood research

Last night in London, Shaun Mansfield, Biovault Technical Ltd and UCL Ph.D. Academic, was awarded an Industrial Fellowship by The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 for his project: Improving stem cell yield from umbilical cord blood to drastically improve blood-based cancer and novel emerging treatments. Prince Albert’s educational legacy offers...

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Cerebral Palsy treated with sibling’s cord blood

Cerebral Palsy is the most common cause of physical disability in children Now it is possible for children with cerebral palsy to be treated not only with their own umbilical cord blood stem cells but also with those from a sibling. It has been a decade since the first...

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Welcome to Our World: World Cord Blood Day 2017

Biovault Family will open its laboratory doors to celebrate World Cord Blood Day We will be welcoming visitors to our Plymouth laboratories this November to celebrate the inaugural World Cord Blood Day. On 15th November events will be taking place all over the world, from Geneva to Jerusalem, Singapore...

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Blood cancer made visible by London installation

Make Blood Cancer Visible is an installation by Paul Cocksedge that gathers 104 three-dimensional letterform sculptures forming a typographic forest of names. The installation represents the 104 individuals that are diagnosed with blood cancer every day,1 raising awareness and shining a light on their experiences by exposing their individual stories....

Competition Terms & Conditions

Biovault Family – Competition Terms & Conditions The promoter is: Biovault Technical Ltd (company no. 08323531) whose registered office is at Plymouth International Medical & Technology Park, 24 Brest Road, Derriford, Plymouth, PL6 5XP. Employees of Biovault Technical Ltd or their family members or anyone else connected in any way...

Cord transplant saves baby boy

A 7-MONTH-OLD boy received an umbilical cord blood transplant for a rare genetic deficiency at a Shanghai hospital yesterday. Doctors said it was the first case in China to be treated this way. They said the boy suffered from leukocyte adhesion deficiency, a rare disorder which leads to low...

Stem cell transformation provides insight into osteoporosis

Watching how stem cells transform can provide clues for fighting osteoporosis in older women, according to a study released by the University of Missouri. Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by a substantial weakening of the bone. Bones in this condition have larger holes and spaces than usual. The disease...

Mother uncovers lasting impact of baby son’s organ donation

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ultrasound showed one of Sarah Gray’s unborn twins was missing part of his brain, a fatal birth defect. His brother was born healthy but Thomas lived just six days. Latching onto hope for something positive to come from heartache, Gray donated some of Thomas’ tissue...

Stem cells grow heart tissue in breakthrough research

In a research laboratory at Brisbane’s Prince Charles Hospital on Tuesday morning journalists were able to see beating human heart tissue cells that had been grown from stem cells. In the future, patients suffering heart attacks, strokes, or other types of heart disease will receive new heart cells grown from stem...