Stories of Hope: Toddler reinfused with own umbilical cord blood in attempt to halt Type 1 Diabetes

Stem cells have been the reason for so many successful clinical trials for decades. It has not only been proven effective for more than 80 diseases and disorders, but it has also been responsible for various miraculous stories. Lucy Hinchion has such an inspiring story. She is the youngest child in medical history, who has […]

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Translating great stem cell ideas into effective therapies

  CIRM’s Governing Board recently approved $15 million for four projects in translational awards program, which promises to offer support to invent novel stem cells transplants that can be applied to patients during clinical trials. Wondering what “translational” might mean in studies, involving stem cells?  “Translational” implies to researches that take the basic results of […]

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Stories of Hope – David Levy’s Win against a Rare Blood Disorder

Doctors of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have successfully conducted a stem cell transplant to cure a rare blood disorder, named congenital dyserythropoietic anemia (CDA). It’ a rare condition, in which the body does not create enough red blood cells, which leads to organ damage and even early death. This is […]

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