Umbilical Cord Derived Stem Cells
Did you know that the cells in a baby’s umbilical cord could one day be used to regenerate healthy blood and support a healthy immune response.
At the Genesis Regeneration Centers, we utilize umbilical cord derived stem cells with the potential to:
- Reduce inflammation
- Modulate the immune system
- Help tissue regenerate
Because umbilical stem cells are less mature than other cells, the body’s immune system is unable to recognize them as foreign. Subsequently, the cells reproduce more efficiently than older cells like those found in the bone marrow and are less susceptible to rejection.
Additional advantages of cord blood
Cord blood also does not have to be as closely matched as bone marrow or peripheral blood (blood circulating through the body) procedures. For patients with uncommon tissue types, cord blood may be an option if a suitable adult donor cannot be found. Also, being that cord blood is cryogenically preserved and stored, it’s more readily available than bone marrow or peripheral blood from an unrelated donor, allowing transplants to take place within a shorter period of time.
What are some of the conditions umbilical cord derived stem cells have been effective with?
After healthy babies are born, collecting and storing the valuable cells from the umbilical cord blood and tissue can potentially help improve:
- Heart disease
- Eye disease
- Brain/spinal cord injury
- Stroke recovery
- Parkinson’s disease
- Muscular dystrophy
- Liver disease
- And more
Contact the Genesis Regeneration Centers today
To learn more about the process and benefits of umbilical cord derived stem cells, contact the team at Genesis Regeneration Centers today!