A new potential treatment addressing neurological challenges of congenital hydrocephalus

What may be the role of stem cell therapy for neurological and cognitive deficiency associated with congenital hydrocephalus? Recent studies have brought a new perspective on the growth and development of nerve cells (neurogenesis) during embryonic and fetal stages. In congenital hydrocephalus has been shown an alteration of this process resulting in a detachment of…
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News from stem cell research field about cerebral palsy

What is the new emerging therapeutic direction for cerebral palsy? Despite of the broad variety diverse therapeutic means to promote the recovery and rehabilitation of these children none of them are able to facilitate processes of repair, regeneration and recovery of damaged brain. Recently a new and promising therapeutic approach has emerged, stem cell based…
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Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy Patient Receives First Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Treatment in the USA

Ryan Benton, now 31 years old, is Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy patient who receives first umbilical cord stem cell treatment approved by FDA, in the USA. The approval of this individual compassionate treatment represents the achievement of 5 years of hard work, personal involvement and persuasive communication. But all these were supported by the medical records…
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CordIn- An innovating stem cell treatment for patients with Severe Aplastic Anemia

CordInTM is an experimental stem cell treatment for life-threatening bone marrow failure syndromes (severe aplastic anemia and Hypoplastic MDS ) and other rare genetic diseases ( genetic blood diseases such as hemoglobinopathies: sickle cell disease and thalassemia, or genetic metabolic diseases) Allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplant have been proved in the last years to be…
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