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2014-08-11 12:28:08

Four-year, $2.5 Million Study Could Directly Benefit Patients with Sickle Cell Disease NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), blood transfusions remain a cornerstone of treatment, with 60-90% of patients receiving red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in their lifetime. Despite provision of extended antigen-matched donor RBCs, as many as two-thirds of the patients continue to develop antibodies against polymorphic antigens on...

2014-07-31 08:36:26

HONG KONG, July 31, 2014 /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, 2014. The Form 20-F can be accessed by...

2014-07-23 04:21:31

HONG KONG, July 23, 2014 /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, and Cordlife Group Limited ("Cordlife"), a multi-product healthcare company catering to the mother and child segment, today announced that the two companies have joined forces in assisting patients across the PRC, Singapore, Hong...

2014-07-21 23:08:01

Computer Systems Institute (CSI) in Gurnee will host a Marrow Donor Registry Drive to find potential donor matches for seven-year old Nyiah and others who live with diseases such as leukemia and sickle cell anemia. CSI students and other Gurnee residents are encouraged to register and find out whether they can make a life-saving match for one of the thousands of people currently waiting for bone marrow transplants. Gurnee, IL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Computer Systems Institute (CSI) will...

2014-07-15 12:28:51

Hoskins Joins Leading Doctors to Help Guide Americord's Innovations in Cord Blood Banking NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that Iffath Abbasi Hoskins, M.D. has joined the company's Advisory Board. Dr. Hoskins is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. She is a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist and a sub-specialist in maternal-fetal medicine, which focuses on...

2014-07-10 12:30:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far from being sharply divided, the American people are in broad support of more stem cell research, according to the results of an online survey released today by Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) to coincide with National Cord Blood Awareness Month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125951 The poll included responses from 1,130 individuals to reveal: their belief in the need for continued research to rapidly bring stem cell therapies...

2014-07-10 08:27:41

SHENZHEN, China, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Beike) has officially been accepted into the approval process for the Chinese Food and Drug Administration for the use of human umbilical cord (UC) derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) for clinical translation and treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythamatosus (SLE). After a recent clinical study was published showing Beike's mesenchymal stem cells effective in treating SLE...

2014-06-25 08:30:00

Positions Company to Participate in One of the Fastest Growing Areas of Stem Cell Research LAS VEGAS, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company"), announced today the launch of a new service offering for the isolation and expansion of mesenchymal stem cells through its wholly owned subsidiary CorCell Companies, Inc. (CorCell). This service was researched and developed in CorCell's laboratory...

2014-06-24 23:17:22

The CP Help Center is the web’s largest source for research, treatment and legal news on cerebral palsy. Visit http://www.CerebralPalsyHelp.org today. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The birth injury patient advocates at CerebralPalsyHelp.org are alerting parents of children with cerebral palsy of new research information on the site. Duke University was recently awarded a research grant to explore the use of umbilical cord cells to treat brain damage causing cerebral palsy and other...

2014-06-19 08:29:56

SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June 19 is designated as World Sickle Cell Day. The international observance provides an opportunity to heighten awareness of the formidable public health challenge presented by the common, non-malignant blood disorder. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DC33657LOGO-a Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder in which the body produces abnormally shaped red blood cells. The sickled or c-shaped red blood cells can...


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