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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...

2014-07-15 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...

2014-06-25 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...

2014-06-19 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...

2014-06-11 12:28:59

Americord's Significant Investment in Brooklyn Will Create New Jobs in New York NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that it will expand its presence in New York as a result of START-UP NY, an initiative that creates tax-free areas across New York State. Under the program, Americord will invest more than $402,000 toward a new research and development laboratory and spur the creation of new jobs. "We are thrilled to be among the first companies to take...

2014-06-11 08:28:19

Earnings Call Scheduled for 8:00 a.m. ET on June 19, 2014 HONG KONG, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Cord Blood Corporation (NYSE: CO) (the "Company") today announced its plan to release financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, after the market closes in the U.S. The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 19, 2014 to discuss its financial performance and give a brief overview of...

2014-06-04 23:06:47

Insception Lifebank, Canada's largest cord blood program, now offers expecting parents the option to bank a section of the actual umbilical cord tissue, in addition to banking cord blood. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Insception Lifebank, Canada's largest cord blood program, now offers expecting parents the option to bank a section of the actual umbilical cord tissue, in addition to banking cord blood. "With exciting developments in stem cell research, scientists...

2014-06-02 08:31:56

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen Inc., a company focused on the development and commercialization of instrument systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and cell culture, announced today that Dr. William Gerber has been appointed CEO to replace co-founder and lead inventor Philip Coelho. Mr. Coelho, who will become the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of SynGen, noted "Bud Barry, my business partner and...

2014-05-27 12:33:02

Americord Yields 60% More CD34+ Stem Cells, 54% More Cord Blood, and 34% Higher TNC Than Competitors NEW YORK, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that its cord blood stem cell collection statistics beat the cord blood banking industry averages by significant margins across three critical measures. An in-depth analysis of collection samples through March 31, 2014 revealed that Americord collects 60% more CD34+ stem cells, 54% higher volume, and 34% higher total...


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