Tag Archives: blood forming stem cells

Gene therapy for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome cautiously encouraging first results

Gene therapy is one of the current challenges of the modern medicine. To be able to correct the genetic defect hereditary transmitted in the family or acquired during pregnancy (de novo mutation) theoretical would be the best treatment. But the translation from theory to clinical application is sprinkled by many questions that require answers from…
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Let’s understand cord blood stem cells banking

Umbilical cord blood stem cells banking represent all the processes related with the harvesting, transporting, testing, processing and storing of a blood forming stem cells unit, ready to be used for transplant. Umbilical cord blood represents the blood left in the umbilical cord and placenta after the baby is born. The collection is recommended to be…
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