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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

Could Stem Cells Treat Autism? Newly Approved Study May Tell

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 By: Mary Brophy Marcus ~ Health Day Autism researchers have been given the go-ahead by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to launch a small study in children with autism that evaluates whether a child's own umbilical cord blood may be an effective treatment. Thirty children with the disorder, aged 2

Cord Blood Stem Cells Restore Toddler’s Hearing

Monday, July 16, 2012 By: Lara Salahi Madeleine Connor, 2, underwent an experimental procedure using her own cord blood stem cells to repair damaged tissue in her ear and restore her hearing. A virus infection Stephanie Connor acquired during pregnancy put her unborn daughter at significant risk for brain damage and lifelong hearing loss. "It was traumatic,"

Stem Cells from Cord Blood Could Help Repair Damaged Heart Muscle

Thursday, October 13, 2011 By: University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K. New research has found that stem cells derived from human cord blood could be an effective alternative in repairing heart attacks. At least 20 million people survive heart attacks and strokes every year, according to World Health Organisation estimates, but many have poor life expectancy

Stem Cells from Cord Blood Could Help Repair Damaged Heart Muscle

Thursday, October 13, 2011 By: University of Bristol, Bristol, U.K. New research has found that stem cells derived from human cord blood could be an effective alternative in repairing heart attacks. At least 20 million people survive heart attacks and strokes every year, according to World Health Organisation estimates, but many have poor life expectancy

Young Pioneers Test Cord Blood’s Power to Heal

Saturday, April 2, 2011 By: Kate Hagan, The Sydney (Australia) Morning News Australian children with cerebral palsy will be offered a pioneering treatment using their own umbilical cord blood to provide some of the world's first evidence about its effectiveness at repairing damaged brain tissue. Researchers are seeking ethics approval for a trial at Melbourne's