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Future application of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells

The list of stem cell treatable diseases continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the potential to become different cell types, scientists are exploring the possibility of using umbilical cord blood stem cells to treat some of the most common life-threatening diseases such as heart diseases and stroke. Thus saving your baby’s umbilical cord blood now can ensure your child's access to his/her own stem cells for such cellular therapy in the future.

Current most commonly researched treatments:

Repair nerve cells Repair nerve cells:
to heal brain and spinal cord injuries or brain damage caused by stroke
Regenerate cells Regenerate cells to form new blood vessels:
to treat heart and circulatory disease
Replace damaged cells Replace damaged cells:
to improve recovery from cardiovascular diseases, a heart attack, or injury
Regenerate brain cells Regenerate brain cells:
to treat brain injury, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease

Part of ongoing clinical trials in the U.S

Malignant Diseases:

  • Griscelli Syndrome
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
  • Hurler Disease
  • Hurler-Scheie Disease
  • Hypoplastic Leukemia
  • I-cell Disease
  • Infantile Ceroid Lipofucoscinosis
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Juvenile Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Juvenile Mono-Myelocytic Leukemia

Non-malignant diseases:

  • Congenital Cytopenia
  • Polycythemia Vera
  • Gaucher’s Disease
  • Sandhoff Disease
  • SCID with Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Cerebral palsy
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