Umbilical Cord

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking: 3 Myths Debunked

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking: 3 Myths Debunked

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Myths. While umbilical cord blood awareness and banking is steadily increasing in the UK, there are still many misconceptions surrounding cord blood banking and umbilical cord tissue storage.  Here we will take a look at 3 common misconceptions and debunk those cord blood myths. Myth #1: I can’t store my baby’s(…)

Umbilical Cord Tissue being used to treat Multiple Sclerosis

Umbilical Cord Tissue being used to treat Multiple Sclerosis

Translational Biosciences, a subsidiary of Medistem Panama, has received the green light for a phase I/II clinical trial using human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (UC-MSC) for multiple sclerosis from the Comité Nacional de Bioética de la Investigación (CNEI) Institutional Review Board (IRB). Mesenchymal stem cells harvested from donated human umbilical cord tissue after normal,(…)