Kickoff Session Sneak Peek: “How Blood Cord Research is Saving Lives”

Posted in: 8th Annual Kickoff Conference

Track: The Latest & Greatest in AZ STEM 

In this session, attendees will learn how cord blood stem cells can be used like bone marrow stem cells to treat and cure over 80 life threatening diseases such as leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell disease.

The AZPublic Cord Blood Program has had 48 life saving transplants come out of it’s free public donation program.  Several thousand units of ethnically, diverse lifesaving cord blood have been added to our nations cord blood inventory.  Cord blood cellular technology is good business and economics for our state. Cord blood is also showing great promise in the field of regenerative medicine, with clinical trials focused on cerebral palsy, stroke, autism, traumatic brain injury, HIV and diabetes.


Presenter: Charis Ober, Executive Director / Founder, Save The Cord Foundation 



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