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Where to Donate Cord Blood In California

The list below shows hospitals in California that actively collect cord blood for public cord blood banks that are part of the National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) Network of banks. Long Beach Memorial Center Long Beach, CA StemCyte International Cord Blood Center White Memorial Medical Center Los Angeles, CA StemCyte International Cord Blood Center [...]

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StemCyte Opens First Stem Cell Bank In India

One of the world’s prominent cord blood banks and biotherapies companies, StemCyte Inc. USA, recently announced that it will be opening its first umbilical cord blood stem cell banking facility at Apollo Hospital in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar district. It will be the first cord blood bank facility in India which shall be used both for public [...]

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LifeShare Blood Centers Promoting Cord Blood Collection

LifeShare Blood Centers will continue promoting a cord blood bank pilot program and step up efforts to register bone marrow donors this year. LifeShare partnered with Women’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, where 14% of all Louisiana babies are born, in 2008 for the pilot program. Umbilical cords contain stem cells that can be used in [...]

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Full List Of Private Cord Blood Banks In The U.S.

Alpha Cord Inc. Web: PHONE: 866-396-7283 Atlanta, GA AssureImmune Web: PHONE: 1-888-3immune (888-346-6863) OFFICE: Boca Raton, FL CordBancUSA Web: PHONE: 1-888-273-7770 OFFICE: Monterey, CA Cord Blood America Web: PHONE: 888-326-7235 (888-3-CORCELL) OFFICE: Las Vegas, NV and Philadelphia, PA Cord Blood Registry Web: PHONE: 888-CORDBLOOD OFFICE: San Bruno, CA STORAGE: Tucson, [...]

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CordLife Looks to India as a Stem Cell Market

In Kolkata, a top official said that one of the leading stem cell banking groups in the Asia Pacific region, CordLife, is targeting an expansion of its business into China and India. “We’re looking at India and China as two big markets in terms of our stem cell business in the Asia Pacific region – keeping [...]

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Full List Of Public Cord Blood Banks In The U.S.

Ashley Ross Cord Blood Program of the San Diego Blood Bank COLLECTS FOR: Transplants COLLECTS FROM: INTERNET: PHONE: (619) 296-6393 extension 8327 STORAGE: San Diego, CA TRANSPLANT REGISTRIES: BMDW, NMDP Bonfils Cord Blood Services Belle Bonfils Memorial Blood Center COLLECTS FOR: Transplants COLLECTS FROM: INTERNET: PHONE: STORAGE: Denver, CO TRANSPLANT REGISTRIES: BMDW, NMDP [...]

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Scientists Turn Cord Blood Cells into Stem Cells

Researchers at the Salk Institute have released a statement that says they’ve reprogrammed cord blood cells to make them extremely similar to embryonic stem cells. Stem cells can potentially become any tissue in the body, and embryonic stem cells are controversial because you have to utilize embryos to get them. Using reprogrammed adult stem cells [...]

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Suze Orman Encourages Cord Blood Banking

The personal finance expert Suze Orman, who found fame on Oprah, recently addressed the importance of making cord blood banking a priority. Her show features a segment called “Can I Afford It?” in which she takes calls from viewers and provides candid financial advice on the air. An expectant mom called in for advice as [...]

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Cord Blood America Lab Opening in October

The Santa Monica, California-based company, Cord Blood America, has begun construction on a $500,000 laboratory to process umbilical cord blood collected at a baby’s birth and then store it at extremely cold temperatures. The lab, located in a business park, is on track for an October completion but will not go into operation until it [...]

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Can I Earn Money By Donating Umbilical Cord Blood?

Cord blood banking is an excellent way to save the blood from the umbilical cord to save lives. It is not a way to make money. It is just like giving blood to the Red Cross to help save lives. You do it to help others not to make money and profit from others misfortunes. [...]

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