Autism

Duke To Explore Cord Blood As Autism And Stroke Treatment.

Duke To Explore Cord Blood As Autism And Stroke Treatment.

Duke To Explore Cord Blood As Autism And Stroke Treatment. Duke Medicine has been awarded $15 million to support an innovative research program that explores the use of umbilical cord blood cells to treat autism, stroke, cerebral palsy and related brain disorders. The award from The Marcus Foundation, an Atlanta-based philanthropic organization, will fund the(…)

Stem cell transplant offers new hope for autism and Parkinson’s.

Stem cell transplant offers new hope for autism and Parkinson’s.

Stem cell transplant offers new hope for autism and Parkinson’s Breakthrough research involving a brain transplant of stem cells could offer hope for autism and Parkinson’s disease patients. The study, from Harvard University, has already proven successful with mice. Scientists transferred healthy stem cells from mouse embryos into the brains of adult mice who were unable(…)