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2014-01-27 16:23:40

She's Going to the Super Bowl! NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) is wrapping up its eight-month partnership with the 2014 Super Bowl Host Committee, sending a blood donor to the big game this weekend with a pair of tickets. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/DC53410) "More than a quarter of a million names were entered in the sweepstakes, representing everyone who donated blood with us from May 24 to January 17," said...

2014-01-24 13:29:22

Investigators at Johns Hopkins report they have developed human induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) capable of repairing damaged retinal vascular tissue in mice. The stem cells, derived from human umbilical cord-blood and coaxed into an embryonic-like state, were grown without the conventional use of viruses, which can mutate genes and initiate cancers, according to the scientists. Their safer method of growing the cells has drawn increased support among scientists, they say, and paves the...

2014-01-21 23:03:29

Transparency Market Research Report published "Cord Blood Banking Services Market (Private and Public Cord Blood Banks) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse the full report with TOC at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cord-blood-banking-services.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Cord Blood Banking...

2014-01-21 08:25:53

The "Good Morning America" anchor continues her efforts to recruit volunteer bone marrow donors to the national Be The Match Registry® while stressing the importance of research. NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES and MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Be The Match and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), have teamed up on a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign featuring ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor Robin...

2014-01-20 12:24:31

World Health Organization Says SARS-Like Illness "A Threat to the Entire World" NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology at its Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute has received a significant grant to continue development of a vaccine against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - one of the most dangerous emerging viruses. Lanying Du., Ph.D., Co-head of the laboratory, was awarded more than $400,000 for this...

2014-01-16 16:23:39

DUBLIN, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pcgfhj/cell_therapy) has announced the addition of a new report "Global Cell Therapy - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pcgfhj/cell_therapy ] to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report describes and evaluates cell therapy technologies and methods, which have...

2014-01-16 08:27:48

Signals Potential of Newborn Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine for Common Disorders SAN BRUNO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®), the world's largest and most experienced newborn stem cell company, announces the start of a U.S. Food and Drug (FDA)-regulated study being conducted at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando to investigate the use of a child's stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood as a treatment for acquired...

2014-01-14 16:25:47

Americord announces over 2200% revenue growth outpacing rival cord blood banks CBR and ViaCord NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today its continued growth, supporting management's belief that it remains the fastest growing cord blood bank in the United States. 2013 proved to be another record year for Americord and the company is now moving more quickly than ever towards its goal of being the leading provider of cord blood and cord tissue banking services...

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...


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