Stroke Patient Sees Improvements After Stem Cell Treatment

In 2015 and in her early 30’s, Renata had a left cerebellar ischemic stroke in the pons of the brainstem. The stroke, caused by thrombosis (a blood clot) in the basilar artery, resulted in tetraparesis, or partial loss of function in the four limbs. Renata’s speech became voiceless without the … read more

Study Finds Cord Blood Stem Cells Could Help Repair Brain Injury in Newborns

Study Finds Cord Blood Stem Cells Could Help Repair Brain Injury in Newborns

A mice study has found that cord blood stem cells, stem cells derived from the umbilical cord, can protect nerve cells from injury caused before birth. The results give positive reinforcement to the push for more cell therapies as potential therapeutic alternatives to treating neurological conditions caused by brain injury, … read more

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