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One Brother’s Stem Cells Suggest Treatment Abilities of Umbilical Cord Blood

Michael Emms, convinced of a future in a wheelchair after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease, can now envision a more normal future with the help of umbilical cord blood donated from his younger brother. The umbilical cord blood stem cells from Rhys Emms were used in a stem cell treatment to prevent the deterioration of Michael’s muscles. The injection of stem cells into Michael’s spine has afforded him improvements in his own mobility and gives him hope for a brighter and healthier future.

Michael Emms, convinced of a future in a wheelchair after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease, can now envision a more normal future with the help of umbilical cord blood donated from his younger brother. The umbilical cord blood stem cells from Rhys Emms were used in a stem cell treatment to prevent the deterioration of Michael’s muscles. The injection of stem cells into Michael’s spine has afforded him improvements in his own mobility and gives him hope for a brighter and healthier future.

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