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Mon, May 15 12:39pm

Share the Science: Strengthening the HLHS Heart with Cord Blood

By Suzanne Ferguson, @suzannerferguson

Join Dr. Nelson, director of the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS, this Wednesday, May 17 at 2 p.m. CT to learn more about using umbilical cord blood stem cells to potentially strengthen the heart.

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The free webinar is hosted by Save the Cord Foundation and Mediware, Inc. Share the Science is a free webinar series focused on the cord blood industry and the latest research in this field.  The webinar is intended for both health professionals and the general public.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • The importance of banking umbilical cord blood for babies with HLHS
  • What makes Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS unique when it comes to umbilical cord blood banking
  • Details about the clinical trial using umbilical cord blood for babies with HLHS
  • How HLHS research at Mayo Clinic’s HLHS program is changing the future for HLHS individuals

Register today!

 


The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a collaborative network of specialists bonded by the vision of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals affected by congenital heart defects including HLHS. The specialized team is addressing the various aspects of these defects by using research and clinical strategies ranging from basic science to diagnostic imaging to regenerative therapies.

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