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Interview with Dr. Charles Cox on New Stem Cell Trial for Cerebral Palsy

Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog, by Paul Knoepfler ~ December 16, 2013 Dr. Charles Cox at the University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at Houston is starting a new stem cell-based clinical trial for the treatment of young children with cerebral palsy (CP). There is an urgent need for the development of new treatments

Possible New Cord Cell Treatment for Cerebral Palsy

New umbilical cord blood cell-based treatments may offer hope for people living with cerebral palsy, notes an article in regional newspaper The Australian. Researchers gave 30 children with cerebral palsy a special treatment course, which included donated umbilical cord blood cells, for six months. As noted in the Stem Cells journal, these children saw significant improvements in brain and movement function. The