Archive | July, 2010

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Biocells Inc Acquired By Cord Blood America


Cord Blood America has recently announced that all preliminary due diligence is now complete for the acquisition of controlling interest in BioCells, Inc. BioCells is headquartered in Argentina, with affiliates under development in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Panama and Puerto Rico. The company is the second largest stem cell storage company in Argentina, and is considered [...]

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Cord Blood Donation and Storage Facility Opens in Arizona


The Celebration Stem Cell Centre has just recently opened in Gilbert, Arizona. Celebration is a private umbilical cord blood bank, public cord blood donation bank, adult stem cell processing, genetic counseling and research facility. Their services include the processing and banking of umbilical cord blood, bone marrow and adipose tissue derived stem cells. They will [...]

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UCSD’s $11.5M For Stem Cell Research On ALS


A grant of 11.5 million dollars has been awarded to UC San Diego to go towards stem-cell research on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) – also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. The goal of the team is to further ongoing research to human clinical trials within the next four years. The money comes from the California [...]

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Cord Blood Good Option for Adults With Leukemia


People with leukemia who received cord-blood transplants had similar survival levels as those given cells or bone marrow from a nonfamily donor, according to a new research report in the journal Lancet Oncology. From the patients whose disease was in remission at the time they received their transplants, 40% to 55% were free of the [...]

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