Cures and Clinical Trials

Stem Cell researchers around the world are studying their potential to cure genetic diseases, reverse damage from injuries, and improve quality of life for all ages.

A young boy holding his head symbolizing the head injuries that can occur and cause cerebral palsy, which can be treated with cord blood stem cells.

Can Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells Treat Cerebral Palsy? A Recent Clinical Trial At Duke University Proves That Yes | Americord

Cerebral palsy is a devastating disorder that permanently damages muscle coordination and body movement. It appears in early childhood and is usually caused by infection or trauma to the brain. Can Cord Blood Stem Cells Treat Cerebral Palsy?

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A puzzle with blue, green, red, and yellow pieces, which is the universal symbol for autism.

How the First Cord Blood Transplant Saved Then 6-Year-Old Matthew Farrow | Americord

Cord blood has been used for transplants since 1988 and it's only getting better. This story shows how cord blood saved a 6-year-old's life.

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Acquired hearing loss can affect many American kids.

Can Cord Blood HSCs Treat Acquired Hearing Loss? | Americord

Fifteen percent of children in the US suffer from acquired hearing loss every year. Learn how cord blood stem cells may be used to regenerate the injured parts of the inner ear.

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A heart lollipop that is broken on the left side to symbolize Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome & Cord Blood Stem Cell Treatment | Americord

Mayo Clinic is conducting a new study to test whether it is safe to use umbilical cord blood to treat children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS).The study will also demonstrate whether or not umbilical cord blood can be used to treat the rare heart defect.

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A young child who has Autism as a symbol of the Stem Cell Therapy for Autism.

New Cord Blood Clinical Trial Focuses On Autism | Americord

Stem cell treatments for Autism may soon be universally available. What is Autism?

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