Research Explores Umbilical Stem Cells as Treatment

Research Explores Umbilical Stem Cells as Treatment

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Research Explores Umbilical Stem Cells as Treatment

Using a baby’s own umbilical cells as vehicles to deliver factor VIII (FVIII) — the missing or defective clotting protein in hemophilia A — may be an effective, long-lasting, and more affordable therapeutic approach for this blood disorder, an early study suggests. The findings “lay the groundwork for future studies to gain a better understanding of the cellular and molecular factors, and to harness the pathways to drive high level Factor VIII expression in other…

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