Umbilical Cord Tissue Mesenchymal Stem Cells Best For Clinical Applications

A recent study concluded that umbilical cord tissue is the best source for clinically utilizable mesenchymal stem cells. Comparative Characterization of Cells from the Various Compartments of the Human Umbilical Cord Shows that the Wharton’s Jelly Compartment Provides the Best Source of Clinically Utilizable Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Arjunan Subramanian, Chui-Yee Fong, Arijit Biswas, Ariff Bongso…

Neil Riordan PhD – Stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury (part 2 of 5)

Case studies of spinal cord injury patients treated with CD34+ and mesenchymal stem cells harvested from human umbilical cord Wharton’s jelly and cord blood, animal studies using mesenchymal stem cells, immunosuppression requirements in allogeneic stem cell treatments, intrathecal and intravenous administration of autologous bone marrow stem cells in spinal cord injury patients, and the role…

Stem cell treatments for multiple sclerosis: Michell Berry, MLT (ASCP)

Stem Cell Therapy…Real Treatment, Real Hope! “I had just started another round of IV Solumedrol for my multiple sclerosis (MS) on Nov. 10, 2009. I was very upset because this was my 2nd flare-up within only 5 months. I knew my MS was starting to progress more. I was scared, concerned about my 4-year old…