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World Cord Blood Congress

World Cord Blood Congress

The World Cord Blood Congress took place between 4th and 7th November in Marseille. About 300 specialists from all over the world, who deal with using umbilical cord blood in the treatment of various diseases, took part in the Congress.The...

The Nobel Prize for stem cell research

The Nobel Prize for stem cell research

The Nobel Committee granted the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2012 to the developments made in stem cell research..This prestigious prize was awarded jointly to S. Yamanaka and Sir J.B. Gurdon "for the discovery that mature cells can be...

Cord blood saves another life!

Cord blood saves another life!

In 2011, two stem cell transplantations, from umbilical cord blood stored at PBKM, took place.The first occurred in September 2011 at the Clinic of Oncology, Haematology and Paediatric Transplantology of Poznań Medical University. It was the 7th stem cell transplantation...