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2014-01-06 08:25:38

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced it has achieved AABB accreditation for cell therapy activity associated with cord blood processing, storage and distribution. "As we embark on the new year of 2014, I cannot think of a better way to validate our operations and jump start our efforts this year than to state publicly that we have earned our AABB...

2013-12-19 12:28:45

New York Cord Blood Bank Expands Mesenchymal Stem Cell Collections NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord, one of the fastest growing private cord blood banks in the United States, reached a new milestone in November when its collections of mesenchymal stem cells from umbilical cord tissue and placenta tissue accounted for roughly 30% of overall stem cell collections, the highest percentage ever. Mesenchymal stem cells are considered to be particularly valuable as a result...

2013-12-17 23:24:06

The charitable nonprofit Let's Cure CP (http://www.CureCP.org) is the only parent led advocacy group for Cerebral Palsy families whose sole purpose is to raise funds for research. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As one of the primary fund-raisers and promoters of this trial, CureCP.org is an honored collaborator and is very proud to announce that the first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy (CP) has begun at The University...

2013-12-16 16:25:43

HONG KONG, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) ("CCBC" or the "Company"), China's leading provider of cord blood collection, laboratory testing, hematopoietic stem cell processing, and stem cell storage services, today announced the results of its 2013 Annual General Meeting, which was held on December 16, 2013, in Hong Kong. At the Annual General Meeting, shareholders -- ratified the appointment of KPMG as the independent auditors of the...

2013-12-16 08:27:05

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry (CBR) and Viacord, a division of PerkinElmer Inc. - two of the largest family cord blood banks in the nation - joined together today to praise U.S. Representatives Aaron Schock (R-IL) and Ron Kind (D-WI) for reintroducing HR 3673, the Family Cord Blood Banking Act. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DC33657LOGO-a)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DC33657LOGO-b) The bipartisan...

2013-12-16 04:21:51

ALBANY, New York, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Cord Blood Banking Services Market (Private and Public Cord Blood Banks) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global cord blood banking services market was valued at USD 12.40 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 15.23 billion...

2013-12-04 08:30:33

SAN BRUNO, Calif. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR) and the U.S. Women's Health Alliance announced today their partnership on a nationwide patient education and quality initiative to ensure all expectant parents understand their options regarding umbilical cord stem cell collection and possibly improve medical outcomes for their families. Together, the Alliance and CBR will educate parents on umbilical cord and tissue banking...

2013-11-21 20:21:30

DUBLIN, November 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pnwrhb/complete_201314) has announced the addition of the "Complete 2013-14 U.S. Cord Blood Banking Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pnwrhb/complete_201314 ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The cord blood banking...

2013-11-19 16:25:55

Saving lives for half a century with innovative blood products, research and technology NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At a gala event Monday evening, Rafaello Carone, 12, took the stage at the Waldorf Astoria dressed to the nines in a neatly pressed suit and blood-red shirt and tie. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/NY20258-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/NY20258-b) His appearance at the event, celebrating the start of New York...

2013-11-01 23:00:51

Stem cells from AlphaCord labs are being used in vital clinical trials to treat autism, brain injuries, cerebral palsy and even juvenile diabetes. The company is celebrating this accomplishment by offering parents $495 umbilical cord blood processing during the month of November. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 AlphaCord, a private blood bank with over a decade of experience, reached an important milestone. Their laboratories recently released their 495th unit of umbilical cord...