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2011-09-29 22:43:44

A $12 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute will help researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and The Methodist Hospital improve outcomes of cord blood transplantation in children and adults with cancer. The collaboration brings together a team with research experience in cancer immunology, viral immunology, cord blood transplantation, adoptive...

2011-08-18 04:02:00

LAS VEGAS and MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Premera Blue Cross, a leading health plan provider with operations in Mountlake Terrace, Seattle and Spokane, Washington, and Anchorage, Alaska, and more than 1.4 million members, to store umbilical cord blood at a discounted rate consistent with other Blue Cross licensee contracts. The discount will also be...

2011-08-16 04:02:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 16, 2011 /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 Stellacure, GmbH, its stem cell company headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, has entered into an agreement with a licensee in Jordan to open an umbilical cord blood stem cell company in that...


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