Download: Cord blood banking and regenerative medicine presentations

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To date, cord blood stem cells have been used to treat nearly 80 life-threatening diseases, including cancers and leukemia, bone marrow failures, sickle-cell anemia and other genetic and blood disorders, according to ViaCord. Medical researchers are also exploring its uses for Type-1 diabetes, heart disease, sports injuries and other common, yet incurable conditions. These stem cells are showing more benefits than ever and parents are opting to bank their children’s cord blood for its growing potential.

Read these below presentations for a more in depth discussion on cord blood banking and regenerative medicine.

 

Improving therapeutic strategies using hematopoietic progenitor banked cells

Dr Shelly Heimfeld, Director of the Cellular Therapy Laboratory at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, presented at the Cord Blood Focus Day at last year's Stem Cells USA & Regenerative Medicine Congress. He presented on the topic, ‘Improving therapeutic strategies using hematopoietic progenitor banked cells.'

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Private cord blood banking

Jim Corbett, President of ViaCord, presented at the Cord Blood Focus Day at last year's Stem Cells USA & Regenerative Medicine Congress. He presented on the topic, ‘Private cord blood collection and storage.'

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Cord blood and the regenerative medicine market

Greg Bonfiglio, Managing Partner of Proteus Venture Partners, chaired the Cord Blood Focus Day at last year's Stem Cells USA & Regenerative Medicine Congress. He presented the opening remarks on the topic, ‘Where does cord blood fit into the RM market?'

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