References

1) Presence of mesenchymal stem cells in cord blood
Biebeck et al. 2004. Stem Cells 22:625-634
Ma et al 2012. Cell biology international (CBI20110173)
Murphy et al. 2013. Experimental and molecular medicine DOI 10.1038/emm.2013.94

2) Presence of haematopietic stem cells in cord blood
Cord blood stem cell transplantation – www.lls.org

3) Presence of very small embryonic like stem cells in cord blood
Chang et al. 2014. Cytotherapy 16:560-565

4) Presence of mesenchymal stem cells in cord tissue

5) Presence of unrestricted somatic stem cells (USSCs) in cord tissue
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24460716

6) One million HSC transplants have been performed worldwide
http://www.bloodjournal.org/content/122/21/2133.full.pdf

7) 47% of privately banked cord blood releases have been used for regenerative therapies
Ballen et al. Bone Marrow Transplantation Umbilical cord blood donation: public or private 2015

8) Risk of rejection in unrelated cord blood transplantation
Bone Marrow Transplantation (2012) 47, 1186 — 1190

9) Characteristics of Graft versus host disease following a cord blood transplant
Bone Marrow Transplantation (2013) 48, 1285–1290

10) 1 in 3 individuals might benefit from a regenerative therapy
Harris DT, Badowski M, Ahmad N, Gaballa MA – Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2007 Sep 1311-22.

11) Over 30,000 cord blood transplants worldwide
http://www.nature.com/nbt/journal/v30/n4/full/nbt0412-304.html

12) Cord blood has been used in the treatment of over 80 diseases
Moise K Jr. Umbilical cord stem cells. Obstet Gynecol. 2005;106(6):1393-1407.

13) Stem cells have been used in over 5000 clinical trials
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=stem+cells&Search=Search

14) Cells4Life uses the same volume reduction technology as the NHS
http://cescatherapeutics.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/061213-NHSBT-Agreement-Final.pdf

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