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Benefits of Stem Cell Research Thoroughly Explored in San Francisco

On December 7, 2008, research experts gathered in San Francisco, CA to explore the effects of stem cell source and patient age on the effectiveness of stem cell transplants. According to Dr. Armand Keating, "For years, stem cell transplants have been a standard treatment option for many blood cancers and other hematologic conditions." At the press conference, researchers also presented preliminary results from a study focused on increasing the presence of cord blood stem cells in umbilical cord blood that can be used in future transplantations.

On December 7, 2008, research experts gathered in San Francisco, CA to explore the effects of stem cell source and patient age on the effectiveness of stem cell transplants. According to Dr. Armand Keating, "For years, stem cell transplants have been a standard treatment option for many blood cancers and other hematologic conditions." At the press conference, researchers also presented preliminary results from a study focused on increasing the presence of cord blood stem cells in umbilical cord blood that can be used in future transplantations.

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