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Parents Banking on Younger Sibling’s Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Older Son

Monique and Sean O’Neill, parents of five year old Liam O’Neill, who was diagnosed at birth with cystic fibrosis, made the decision to bank Liam’s younger brother Lenny’s umbilical cord blood in hopes the recent developments in the stem cell therapy could help in treating Liam’s disease. Now the New Zealand youngster will take part in a stem cell research project aimed at finding a therapy to treat his disease.

Monique and Sean O’Neill, parents of five year old Liam O’Neill, who was diagnosed at birth with cystic fibrosis, made the decision to bank Liam’s younger brother Lenny’s umbilical cord blood in hopes the recent developments in the stem cell therapy could help in treating Liam’s disease. Now the New Zealand youngster will take part in a stem cell research project aimed at finding a therapy to treat his disease. 

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