Chapter 2

A Bouncing Baby!

Peter Hollands

Abstract

This chapter provides an introduction to cord blood stem cells and how they can be used in the treatment of leukaemia and blood disorders. The pros and cons of using cord blood stem cells for transplantation are also discussed. It also explores the ground-breaking clinical trials on the use of cord blood to treat cerebral palsy and autism.

Total Pages: 30-37 (8)

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