First studies testing the effect of mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of COVID-19 have been published. In this contex, Dr. Leng and colleagues found that a single injection had an effect on 7 patients with COVID-19.
After the birth, the umbilical cord contains the same powerful stem cells that help your baby develop organs, blood, tissue, and an immune system during pregnancy.
It’s important to note that umbilical cord blood and cord tissue are rich in two distinct types of stem cells. Both types of stem cells play key roles in regenerative medicine, and each works in its own way.
Stem cells can be found in abundance in places like bone marrow and fat tissue throughout our lives, but even stem cells age with our body. The youngest, more flexible stem cells in the body come from a newborn’s umbilical cord blood and tissue.
The choice of stem cell source and donor always depends on available options and the disease to be treated. Therefore, it is Cellaviva's recommendation to secure stem cells from both...