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Will it one day be possible to cure cerebral palsy? Scientists working in a new field of study known as “regenerative medicine” think so. But support is needed to further the research, according to two non-profit organizations founded by parents of children with CP. Cerebral Palsy Family Network (CPFN) and Cure CP have kicked off... Read More
By CureCP.org CureCP.org recently interviewed Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg for their monthly e-newsletter. The following is transcript of their interview. Dr. Kurtzberg, Duke Medical physician and NIH investigator, is an internationally renowned expert in pediatric hematology/oncology, pediatric blood and marrow transplantation, umbilical cord blood banking and transplantation, and novel applications of cord blood in the emerging... Read More
By Paul Gross, Founder of the Cerebral Palsy Research Network In April, many of you participated in a survey about medical treatments for your child. The survey was intended to help a group of researchers decide on the most important cerebral palsy treatments to study. The survey garnered more than 1,200 responses and your answers... Read More
By CP Family Network An FDA-regulated clinical trial will be conducted at the Florida Hospital for Children to investigate the use of a newborn’s own cord blood stem cells in treating a prenatal or perinatal pediatric stroke. “Our Cerebral Palsy Family Network (CPFN) has been following stem cell research and the impact it can have... Read More