Workshop on umbilical cord blood stem cells and transplantation - Keystone Symposia

E. Gluckman, J. Wagner

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

In an attempt to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation, clinical investigators in Asia, Australia, Europe and North America have evaluated umbilical cord and placental blood as an alternate source of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells for transplantation. To date, 34 patients with a variety of malignant and non malignant diseases have been transplanted with umbilical cord blood after myeloablative therapy. The clinical outcome after transplantation, hematopoietic content of umbilical cord blood, maternal cell contamination, functional aspects of the neonatal immune system and issues related to the large scale banking of unrelated umbilical cord blood are summarized in this review.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S146-S150
JournalBone marrow transplantation
Volume15
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Workshop on umbilical cord blood stem cells and transplantation - Keystone Symposia'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this