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Bank of Umbilical Cord Blood
"Hey mommy! The navel is not just for tickling!"
John is a donor of stem cells umbilical cord
Aiming contribute to the improvement of medicine in our country and be consistent with their vocation, the Beneficent Society Hospital Albert Einstein is a public bank for umbilical cord blood: the RedeCord.
This initiative, linked to the network BrasilCord the Ministry of Health and with the collaboration of the transfusion centers from Unicamp and USP - Ribeirão Preto, aims to benefit thousands of Brazilians.
Current applications of stem cells in medicine - Stem cells from umbilical cord are used as an alternative to bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia, lymphoma, aplastic anemia and inherited disorders of blood, like sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Stem cells are derived mainly from bone marrow and, in addition to its use in bone marrow transplantation, recently they have been used in the treatment of refractory cardiac vascular diseases. Other types of stem cells are derived from preimplantation embryos (blastocysts) have great potential for differentiation and, theoretically, could give rise to any tissue type.