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Stem Cell Awareness and the Important of Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

Dr. Joshua Hare, who leads the University of Miami's new Stem Cell Institute, believes medicine is close to a goal long thought to be impossible, healing the human heart. The solution? Stem cells. "These could be as big as antibiotics were in the last century," said Hare. "Stem cells have the potential to have that kind of impact. Diseases like heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, liver failure — we will be able to transition them into things you live with." Stem cells, only one-thousandth the size of a grain of sand, are the master cells of the body, the source from which all other cells are created.

Dr. Joshua Hare, who leads the University of Miami's new Stem Cell Institute, believes medicine is close to a goal long thought to be impossible, healing the human heart. The solution? Stem cells. "These could be as big as antibiotics were in the last century," said Hare. "Stem cells have the potential to have that kind of impact. Diseases like heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure, liver failure — we will be able to transition them into things you live with." Stem cells, only one-thousandth the size of a grain of sand, are the master cells of the body, the source from which all other cells are created.

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