Scientific References

As a research-active company, you can rest assured that all of the information on our website is backed by research published in a host of scientific journals. Below is the list of those articles and websites cited on our website.

  1. World Health Organisation. International Clinical Trials Registry Platform. Available from: [Accessed October 2019]. 
  2. Rogers I, Casper RF. Umbilical cord blood stem cells. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2004; 18(6): 893-908. 
  3. Boppart MD, De Liso M, Zou K, Huntsman HD. Defining a role for non-satellite stem cells in the regulation of muscle repair following exercise. Frontiers in Physiology. 2013; 5(4): 310.  
  4. Chamberlain CS, Saether EE, Aktas E, Vanderby R. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy on Tendon/Ligament Healing. Journal of Cytokine Biology. 2017; 2(1): 112. 
  5. Rahim S, Rahim F, Shribandi K, Haghighi BB, Arjmand B. Sports Injuries: Diagnosis, Prevention, Stem Cell Therapy, and Medical Sport Strategy. In: Pham P. (eds.) Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer; 2018: 1084. 
  6. Kim SU. de Villis J. Stem cell‐based cell therapy in neurological diseases: A review. Journal of Neuroscience Research. 2009; 87(10): 2183-2200. 
  7. Hsieh MM, Fitzhugh CD, Weitzel RP, Link ME, Coles WA, Zhao X, Rodgers GP, Powell JD, Tisdale JF. Nonmyeloablative HLA-Matched Sibling Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Sickle Cell Phenotype. JAMA. 2014; 312(1):48-56. 
  8. Cancer Research UK. Leukaemia (all subtypes combined) statistics. Available from: [Accessed October 2019]. 
  9. Sun JM, Song AW, Case LE, Mikati MA, Gustafson KE, Simmons R, et al. Effect of Autologous Cord Blood Infusion on Motor Function and Brain Connectivity in Young Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Stem Cells and Translational Medicine. 2017; 6: 2071–2078. 
  10. Galieva LR, Mukhamedshina YO, Arkhipova SS, Rizvanov AA. Human Umbilical Cord Blood Cell Transplantation in Neuroregenerative Strategies. Frontiers in Pharmacology; 2017; 8: Article 628. 
  11. Liu Y, Mu R, Wang S, Long L, Liu X, Li R, et al. Therapeutic potential of human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Research and Therapy. 2010; 12(6): R210.  
  12. Wang L, Wang L, Cong X, Liu G, Zhou J, Bai B, et al. Human umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cell therapy for patients with active rheumatoid arthritis: safety and efficacy. Stem Cells and Development. 2013; 15; 22(24):3192-3202. 
  13. UKRI Medical Research Council. Regenerative Medicine. Available from: [Accessed October 2019]. 
  14. Pham PV, Truong NC, Le PT-B, Tran TD-X, Vu NB, Bui K H-T, Phan NK. Isolation and proliferation of umbilical cord tissue derived mesenchymal stem cells for clinical applications. Cell and Tissue Banking. 2016; 17(2): 289-302. 
  15. Squillaro T, Peluso G, Galderisi U. Clinical Trials with Mesenchymal Stem Cells: An Update. Cell Transplantation. 2016; 25(5): 829-848. 
  16. Horák J, Nalos L, Martínková V, Beneš J, Štengl M, Matějovič M. Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Sepsis and Associated Organ Dysfunction: A Promising Future or Blind Alley?. Stem Cells International. 2017; 2017: 7304121. 
  17. Mahla RS. Stem Cells Applications in Regenerative Medicine and Disease Therapeutics. International Journal of Cell Biology. 2016; 2016: 6940283. 
  18. Davies JE, Walker JT, Keating A. Wharton's Jelly: The Rich, but Enigmatic, Source of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells. Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 2017; 6(7): 1620-1630.  
  19. Bi S, Nie Q, Wang WQ, Zhu YL, Ma XM, Wang CM, Zhang BC, Li HY, Zhang Q, Chen G. Human Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells Therapy for Insulin Resistance: A Novel Strategy in Clinical Implication. Current Stem Cell Research and Therapy. 2018; 13(8): 658-664. 
  20. Xu P, Yang X. The Efficacy and Safety of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Transplantation for Spinal Cord Injury Patients: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review. Cell Transplantation. 2019; 28(1): 36-46. 
  21. Saleh R, Reza HM. Short review on human umbilical cord lining epithelial cells and their potential clinical applications. Stem Cell Research and Therapy. 2017; 8:222. 
  22. Zeardast N, Lickorish D, Davies JE. Human umbilical cord perivascular cells (HUCPVC): A mesenchymal cell source for dermal wound healing. Organogenesis. 2010; 6(4): 197-203.  
  23. Park HJ, Zhang Y, Georgescu SP, Johnson KL, Kong D, Galper JB. Human umbilical vein endothelial cells and human dermal microvascular endothelial cells offer new insights into the relationship between lipid metabolism and angiogenesis. Stem Cell Review. 2006; 2(2): 93-102. 
  24. Rogers I, Casper RF. Umbilical cord blood stem cells. Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology. 2004; 18(6): 893-908.  
  25. National Health Service. Stem Cells. Available from: [Accessed October 2019] 
  26. Niederwiesser D, Pasquini MC, Aljurf MD, Confer DL, Baldomero H, Bouzas LF, et al. Global Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) At One Million: An Achievement Of Pioneers and Foreseeable Challenges For The Next Decade. A Report From The Worldwide Network For Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Blood. 2013; 122(21): 2133. 
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  28. Ballen KK, Verter F, Kurtzberg J. Umbilical cord blood donation: public or private?. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015; 50(10): 1271-1278. 
  29. Dawson G, Sun JM, Davlantis KS, Murias M, Franz L, Troy J, et al. Autologous Cord Blood Infusions Are Safe and Feasible in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results of a Single‐Center Phase I Open‐Label Trial. Stem Cells Translational Medicine. 2017; 6(5): 1332-1339. 
  30. Sun JM, Grant GA, McLaughlin C, Allison J, Fitzgerald A, Waters-Pick B, Kurtzberg J. Repeated autologous umbilical cord blood infusions are feasible and had no acute safety issues in young babies with congenital hydrocephalus. Pediatric Research. 2015; 78: 712-716.   
  31. Cotton CM, Murtha AP, Goldberg RN, Grotegut CA, Smith PB, Goldstein RF, et al. Feasibility of Autologous Cord Blood Cells for Infants with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2014; 164(5): 973-979. 
  32. Sun J, Allison J, McLaughlin C, Sledge L, Waters-Pick B, Wease S, Kurtzberg J. Differences in quality between privately and publicly banked umbilical cord blood units: a pilot study of autologous cord blood infusion in children with acquired neurologic disorders. Transfusion: Transplantation and Cellular Engineering. 2010; 50(9): 1980-1987. 
  33. Anthony Nolan Trust. ‘The Six Percent’. Available at: [Accessed November 2019].
  34. World Health Organisation. Optimal timing of cord clamping for the prevention of iron deficiency anaemia in infants. Available from: [Accessed October 2019].
  35. Committee on Obstetric Practice, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Committee Opinion No. 543: Timing of umbilical cord clamping after birth. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2012; 120(6):1522-26.
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