Cord Blood Transplant

Umbilical Cord Blood Infusion Therapy for Brain Injuries and Disorders

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Duke’s pediatric blood and bone marrow transplant specialists are internationally renowned experts in the emerging field of regenerative medicine. We are engaged in multiple clinical trials exploring the potential of umbilical cord blood for treatment of brain injuries and disorders such as autism and cerebral palsy. Each year, we perform approximately 400 cord blood transplants on children in hopes of improving cognition, mobility, speech, and other functions to improve their quality of life.