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Latest National Marrow Donor Program Stories

2013-06-28 23:26:16

GeneCell International, the first and only cord blood processing and cryogenic laboratory in Miami, forms a strategic alliance with prominent cord blood bank in the Dominican Republic, MaterCell Dominicana. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 GeneCell International specializes in the collection, transport, processing and cryogenic storage of adult stem cells from various sources including; umbilical cord blood, cord tissue segment, dental pulp and adipose (fat) tissue that can later be...

2013-06-28 23:16:09

GeneCell International, the only cord blood laboratory in South Florida, a cutting-edge facility specialized in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, dental pulp and adipose stem cells announced today it would participate in Boca Raton’s South Florida Parenting Baby Fair. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The South Florida Parenting Baby Fair will provide GeneCell the opportunity to offer South Floridian families additional information...

2013-06-24 08:27:11

DETROIT, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center's Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Program (BMT) has received full accreditation from the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) - the highest level and the most extensive spectrum of accreditation offered by FACT for Bone Marrow Transplant Programs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/DC36562 ) (Logo:...

2013-06-18 23:02:07

Nina Louie´s story gets much-needed boost from national celebrities, supporters around the world. More than 1,000 people have been added to U.S. registry, 3,600 kits have been sent out in three weeks. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Nina Polvanich Louie wakes up every morning with a mother´s deepest fear — the looming possibility that she may not live long enough to raise and protect her two-year old son Donovan. Last September, doctors diagnosed 32-year old Louie with...

2013-05-09 23:49:45

Cord Blood Educational Meetings are Launched by GeneCell International´s Physician Relation's Manager in order to increase awareness in South Florida's Expecting Parents Miami, Florida (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Lisa Lorraine Reyes Muñoz, GeneCell International´s Physician Relation's Manager, announced today her contribution in educating South Florida´s expecting parents to advance the awareness in the community. Expecting parents in Miami are encourage attend these...

2013-04-04 23:01:21

RRVBC encouraging people to register soon, first 800 registered receive shirts. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The 10th Annual Red Shoe Run–For Donor Awareness will take place Saturday, April 13th, 2013 at Northern Illinois University–Rockford. This 5-K competitive run and one-mile fitness walk raises funds and awareness for the need of lifesaving donations of blood, bone marrow, cornea, organs and tissues. Last year this growing event involved over 1100 participants. The...

2013-03-31 23:04:05

GeneCell International, the only cord blood laboratory in South Florida, a cutting-edge facility specialized in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, dental pulp and adipose tissue stem cells announced today it would participate in Miami´s Green Baby Fair´s workshop. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 The Green Baby Fair will be geared to offer South Floridian families the opportunity to attain additional information regarding green...

2013-03-31 23:04:01

Director of Operations of GeneCell International, Jose Cirino, Stresses the Need for Increase in Marrow Among the Minority Community via the Breakthrough of Future Medicine, Cord Blood Stem Cells Miami, Florida (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Leveraging more than a decade of experience in the biotech industry and a founding member of GeneCell International, Jose Cirino, Director of Operations, is an industry expert for expanding awareness in the field of adult stem cells worldwide. Cirino plays a...

2013-03-21 08:28:53

Leading bone marrow donor center unveils aggressive nationwide initiative under new name to boost donor numbers NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Every year, more than 12,000 patients in the U.S. are diagnosed with blood cancers for which a bone marrow transplant may be their only hope for a cure. 70% of patients in need rely on a perfect stranger for a bone marrow donation. DKMS Americas, part of the world's largest bone marrow donor center announced today that they are...

2013-03-14 16:24:47

-Event unites culture and community activism in the Purchase tradition- PURCHASE, N.Y., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchase College-SUNY will present a screening of the award-winning documentary film More to Live For in the Music Building Recital Hall (735 Anderson Hill Road) on April 3, 2013. The event synthesizes two hallmarks of Purchase College -- performing arts and community activism -- by also featuring a bone marrow donor registry drive. The film screening, which is...