Category: Clinical updates
Published on: 18th September 2019
A three-year-old girl has received treatment for cerebral palsy (CP), using her baby brother’s cord blood stem cells. The sample was taken from their mother’s umbilical cord at birth and stored with Future Health Biobank, at our Swiss storage facility.
Published on: 29th July 2019
One-year-old Phoebe from Birmingham was diagnosed with leukaemia at only seven months old. After unsuccessful chemotherapy, her recovery now depends on finding a stem cell donor match. If a match is found, she will be the youngest person in the world to receive a stem cell transplant.
Published on: 12th July 2019
In this TED Talk Dr. Chuck Murry talks about stem cells and how they could potentially regrow heart muscle.
Published on: 24th June 2019
September marks Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Here we take a look at how blood stem cells (HSCs) are now widely used in regenerative medicine to treat blood cancer, and how we can increase the odds of finding a match.
Published on: 20th June 2019
1 in 400 children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP) – a condition caused by brain development problems before, during or soon after birth. Although there is no single treatment yet, growing evidence suggests that certain types of stem cells could help treat the symptoms of CP.