Latest advances in cord blood applications and commercialization
Regenerative medicine is dedicated to the study of repairing, replacing or regenerating damaged human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function; and it has potential applications to treat a wide variety of conditions. Umbilical cord blood (CB) is a relatively safe, easily collected, readily available and non-controversial source of cells for regenerative medicine purposes. If it proves to be useful in this regard, there will be significant implications in both the treatment of diseases and the current models of CB collection.
Submitted for review: Aug 6 2017 Published: Sep 6 2017
Citation: Cell Gene Therapy Insights 2017;3(7), 573-581.