What are cord tissue stem cells?
Cord tissue contains high numbers of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), which is easily expanded, meaning that it is relatively easy to grow in culture to increase the total number of cells. It can differentiate into bone cartilage, muscle, heart, fat, and nerve cells.
ClinicalTrials.gov currently lists 595 (As of March 2016 Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov) on studies with mesenchymal stem cells
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|Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD)