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2012-04-16 06:26:26

LAS VEGAS, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, today announced that revenues for 2011 increased 37 percent to $5.67 million compared to $4.13 million in 2010. The Company announced a gross profit increase in 2011 of $1.3 million, or 52 percent,...

2012-04-12 06:26:45

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gathering together some of the world's most prominent researchers in the field of cord blood biology, the New York Blood Center (NYBC) hosted the "Second Milstein Symposium: Perspectives in Cord Blood Biology and Clinical Applications" at NYBC's Murray Sargent Auditorium. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120412/NY86569 ) Tuesday's day-long symposium, attended by more than 200 doctors, scientists and others in the...

2012-04-02 23:02:18

Americord CEO explains how the company delivers cord blood and cord tissue banking at significantly lower prices than ViaCord or CBR New York, NY (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Americord Registry, a leader in the advancement of cord blood, cord tissue and placenta banking, announced today it is making cord blood and cord tissue banking available at prices approximately 50% lower than those of other cord blood industry leaders, including ViaCord and CBR. A detailed comparison of the costs for cord...

2012-03-29 10:25:15

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoGenesis Corp. (NASDAQ: KOOL), a leading supplier of innovative products and services that process and store adult stem cells, said today that its customer Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. (Beike) has become the first company in China to receive accreditation from the AABB (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks). AABB is an international, not-for-profit association representing nearly 2,000 institutions and 8,000 individuals...

2012-03-22 12:12:19

Further evidence confirming the negative effects of air pollution on child behavior Mothers' exposure during pregnancy to a class of air pollutants called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) can lead to behavioral problems in their children. PAH are released to air during incomplete combustion of fossil fuel such as diesel, gasoline, coal, and other organic material. The study is the first report of associations between child attentional and behavioral problems among...

2012-03-06 13:00:00

Repeated injections of human umbilical cord blood cells improved motor neuron survival, delayed disease progression and increased lifespan Oldsmar, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC:QB Markets Group Symbol: CCEL) today announced results of a study published last month in PloS ONE from University of South Florida researchers and colleagues from Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc. and the Ribeirao Preto School of Medicine at the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The...

2012-02-29 12:45:00

OLDSMAR, Fla., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC:QB Markets Group Symbol: CCEL) (the "Company"), the world's first private cord blood bank to separate and store stem cells in 1992, today announced results for its fiscal year 2011. "Cryo-Cell fiscal 2011 results are indicative of a company that is in the process of making many organizational and operational improvements," stated David Portnoy, Cryo-Cell's Chairman and Co-CEO. "Although the implementation of...

2012-02-24 20:00:00

GeneCell International Launches Educational Cord Blood Workshops for South Florida Expecting Parents Miami, FL. (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 GeneCell International, a cutting-edge South Florida provider in the processing and cryogenic preservation of umbilical cord blood stem cells, announced today it would commence monthly cord blood workshops to advance the education in the community. GeneCell International specializes in the collection, transport, processing and cryogenic storage of adult...

2012-02-23 00:00:00

Dr. Todd Flower, Director of Research and Laboratory Operations at GeneCell International, has been invited to speak at the Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School on career day to a group of students about the science behind adult stem cells. Miami, FL. (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Dr. Todd Flower, Director of Research and Laboratory Operations at GeneCell International, has been invited to speak at the Jorge Mas Canosa Middle School on career day to a group of students about the science behind adult...

2012-02-17 05:00:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media for cells and tissues, today announced that TRANSFUSION, the foremost publication in the world for new information regarding transfusion medicine, has published a peer-reviewed journal article reporting positive results of collaborative research on CryoStor®, BioLife's...