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UC Merced Immunology Research Holds Promise For Future Treatments - Valley Public Radio


Valley Public Radio
There's new research out from scientists at UC Merced that could shed new light on the roots of autoimmune diseases, and also holds promise for future cancer treatments. The study in The Journal of Immunology looks at so-called “misbehaving” killer ...

U.Va. pharmacology lab finds wrinkles in cells contribute to age-related diseases - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily


University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily
A research team led by Pharmacology Asst. Prof. Irina Bochkis used a liver disease model to study age-associated diseases related to metabolism at the cellular level. The lab found that some diseases, including fatty liver disease, are caused by ...

Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde: Healing mesenchymal cells morph and destroy muscles in models of spinal cord injury, ALS and ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
The findings were published today in Nature Cell Biology. By studying the muscles of ALS patients and mouse models of motor neuron injury or disease, the scientists found FAP cells actually promoted muscle wasting and scarring. The cells activated a ...

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking: Insurance Against Future Diseases?

San Francisco - United States

Researchers are continuing to seek answers to the scientific and ethical questions surrounding this experimental and controversial medical procedure. Article by Holly Wagner of USA Today magazine online.

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Since 2002, AlphaCord has been a cord blood & cord tissue banking industry leader. We provide more expecting parents with newborn stem cell storage at the highest quality and the lowest cost.

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Detailed information on cord blood donation from the National Marrow Donor Program. Links on this page lead to longer explanations and to an extensive list of cord banks, both NMDP members and others.

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Cordblood storage services; part of Community Blood Services. In Paramus, New Jersey.

Cord Blood Banking
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A pediatricians's discussion on the benefits and risks of donating a baby's umbilical cord blood. From the "Keep Kids Healthy" website.

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General discussion by Dr. Vincent Ianelli of whether or not you should bank your baby's umbilical cord blood in a private bank.

FamilyCord Cord Blood Banking
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California company providing private and public cord blood banking. Includes a company profile and FAQ and information on pricing.

Stem Cell Cord Blood Banking
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A guide for anyone looking for information about stem cells and cord blood banking. Provides information on choosing a bank and on the possibility of using the cells for gene therapy.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages families to donate their newborn's cord blood, which is normally discarded at birth, to cord blood banks for use by other individuals in need.

Puget Sound Blood Center Cord Blood Program
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The program collects, processes, stores and distributes blood collected from the umbilical cord for patients needing a stem cell transplant.

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Informational resource to help guide parents who are considering banking their children's cord blood.