Who Can Be Used For a CBU According to Immunological Compatibility?

3. What kind of tests are performed in order to check the immunological compatibility between the donor and recipient? HLA typing is a special kind of test which is performed in order to check the immunological compatibility between the donor and recipient. HLA genes have many possible variations, some of them having hundreds of identified…
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Who can be used for a cord blood unit stored in a family bank?

"Who can be used for a cord blood unit stored in a family bank?" is one of the frequent questions addressed by the future parents considering to collect and store stem cells at birth of their child. Before diving into a detailed presentation of this topic is very important to highlight the following 4 basic principles:…
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More news about stem cell therapy in children with autism spectrum disorder

Recently more news about stem cell therapy in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) came from the the medical research team led by Dr. Michael Chez from Pediatric Neuroscience Department of Sutter Institute for Medical Research, Sacramento, California. Safety of the infusion of own umbilical cord have been proven once more by the results of this…
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Public and Private Cord Blood Banking For Potential Future Transplantation

The current post "Public and Private Cord Blood Banking For Potential Future Transplantation" is the continuation of the first post written in December , concerning  the  article published in Pediatrics Journal “Cord Blood Banking for Potential Future Transplantation” This medical article is the updated version of the “Cord Blood Banking for Potential Future Transplantation” published in 2007.…
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