Latest National Marrow Donor Program Stories

2010-06-10 12:18:00

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- At six months old, Sophia Lopez is fighting an unimaginable battle against a fatal disease. Diagnosed with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), Sophia and her family are in desperate need of a bone marrow donor to save Sophia's life.

2010-06-07 06:27:00

CLEVELAND, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Cord Blood Center (CCBC) has just received notice from the Ohio Third Frontier Wright Projects Program that it has been designated in a 3-year $2.1 million award to collaborate with Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic Foundation on the project, "Development of a Quantitative Analysis System for Stem Cells." The Ohio Third Frontier Wright Projects Program accelerates the development and growth of Ohio's key technology sectors,...

2010-05-27 08:25:00

Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Reauthorize the C.W.

2010-05-17 10:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In an environment of rapidly evolving medical practice guidelines and increased demands, obstetricians and their staffs face the ongoing challenge of effectively educating patients on a wide range of important health topics with the most accurate, up-to-date information.

2010-05-05 06:00:00

OTTAWA, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - DNA Genotek, a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today announced that The Anthony Nolan Trust, the UK's largest bone marrow donor registry, has selected Oragene DNA for a pilot project aimed at increasing donor recruitment.

2010-05-04 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank, is pleased to announce its plans to open the CORD:USE Family Cord Blood Bank.

2010-02-04 19:18:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank and its program at South Miami Hospital are being featured on CNN en Espanol's show "Salud." This story on the importance of cord blood donation aired this week and can be seen Friday, February 5 at 9:30 a.m.

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