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Cord Blood Stem Cell Study Shows Promise for Autism

Posted on Feb 7, 2018 in Quality, Research, Uncategorized

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A first-of-its-kind double-blinded, crossover study of children with autism who were treated with their own cord blood showed the treatment to be safe and suggests improvement in socialization.

Michael Chez, M.D., of Sutter Neuroscience Institute.

The study, which was published Feb. 6 in the medical journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, involved 30 children and was conducted by Michael Chez, M.D., the primary investigator who designed the study that was carried out through the Sutter Neuroscience Institute of Sacramento and the Sutter Institute for Medical Research, with research grant funding by Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®). It was the first randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial performed in the United States to assess the feasibility of treating autistic children by using their own newborn cord blood harvested from their banked umbilical cord. The study can be viewed here.

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Pat Brady Retires After Transforming Sutter Roseville Into Regional Medical Campus

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Expanding Access, Quality, Transformation

New CEO Jennifer Maher to Continue Hospital’s Commitment as Placer County’s Premier Medical Center

 

ROSEVILLE, Calif. – After 17 years of transforming Sutter Roseville Medical Center from a community hospital into a regional, tertiary medical campus, Pat Brady is retiring from Sutter Health. Jennifer Maher, former CEO of Sutter Davis Hospital, is the new CEO of Sutter Roseville. Brady’s last day is Jan. 2, 2018.

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