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 haematopoietic stem cells in cord blood
Cord blood stem cell transplantation –

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

6) One million HSC transplants have been performed worldwide

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

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 6,500 clinical trials

14) Cells4Life uses the same volume reduction technology as the NHS

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