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2013-07-31 12:26:33

Scientists Use Stem Cells Found in Umbilical Cord Blood and Cord Tissue NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, scientific journals have reported on two more studies that highlight how stem cells found in babies' umbilical cord blood and cord tissue represent the future of medical treatments for serious diseases and injuries. Nature, The International Weekly Journal of Science, reported that Japanese scientists have successfully engineered rudimentary human livers, or...

2013-07-31 08:30:42

HONG KONG, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 that the Company has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its Annual Report on Form 20-F, which included audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. The Form 20-F can be accessed by...

2013-07-29 16:26:04

NEW YORK, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Blood Center's Milstein Cord Blood Program is proud to acknowledge the nomination of its first-in-class hematopoietic stem cell product, HEMACORD® (HPC, Cord Blood) for the 2013 "Best Biotechnology Product" Award by Prix Galien USA. The award, which will be presented at a ceremony October 22 in New York, will recognize "biomedical products that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food and...

2013-07-22 16:23:30

Responsibly Informing Parents-to-Be Is A Core Company Mission NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord has made a name for itself as a company that offers the highest quality cord blood banking services at the lowest cost in the industry. The company has also dedicated itself to responsibly raising awareness about the potential benefits of cord blood banking. In fact, Americord approaches every month as though it were National Cord Blood Awareness Month. Their...

2013-07-22 08:29:06

Frank Pascale to lead Commercialization of FDA 510K Cleared SynGenX(TM)-1000 Cord Blood Processing Systems SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen Inc., a company focused on the clinical implementation of medical systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells, from cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and other tissues, announced today that it has appointed Frank Pascale, formerly Senior Vice President of Business Development for Pall Medical, to lead its Cord...

2013-07-17 23:25:39

GeneCell International’s Physician’s Relations Manager Launches Cord Blood Educational Meetings to Increase Awareness within South Florida's Expecting Parent Community Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Lisa Lorraine Reyes Muñoz, GeneCell International’s Physician Relations Manager announced today her contribution to educating South Florida’s expecting parents to advance the awareness in the community. Expecting parents in Miami are encouraged to attend these meetings...

2013-07-17 16:27:14

Data shows that 70 percent of families will not have a matching donor in their family; By 2015, 10,000 cord blood transplants projected to be performed worldwide per year using publicly banked cord blood DAVIS, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- July is designated as Cord Blood Awareness Month by the federal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The national health observance aims to foster greater public recognition of cord blood donation options and to...

2013-07-16 16:24:16

DUBLIN, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dhdp3r/cell_therapy) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "Cell Therapy - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dhdp3r/cell_therapy ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report describes and evaluates cell therapy technologies and methods, which...

2013-07-15 08:27:11

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen Inc., a company focused on the development and commercialization of medical systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and other tissues, announced today that it has been granted FDA 510(k) clearance to market its three related products to process cord blood: SynGenX(TM)-1000 System: A programmable Control Module, Docking Station and Disposable Cartridge for...

2013-07-12 23:19:29

Director of Operations of GeneCell International continues to highlight the importance of cord blood banking among the minority community by providing further educational programs in South Florida to ensure expecting parents are well informed of the medical breakthrough in the community. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Jose Cirino aligns himself with 30+ leading physicians in Miami, Florida to provide a series of educational seminars on the medical benefits of umbilical cord blood...