Dr Giuseppe Citterio testifies
FMH Paediatrician and neonatologist, certified Swiss Board member
An additional chance of being cured
Progress of science over the last years has made it possible to envisage new therapeutic applications, especially in the following fields:
- neurology and neurosurgery
- autoimmune and metabolic diseases
Research and treatable diseases
It is difficult to trace the line between what is already a concrete therapeutic opportunity and how much it will probably be in the very near future.
Today, umbilical cord stem cells offer a chance of treatment – very often the only one – for patients suffering from serious illnesses, above all but not only of the blood. For the future, it is thought that using stem cells it will be possible to find a solution for a large number of very serious and diffuse diseases.