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2011-05-09 07:20:00

LAS VEGAS, MIAMI and BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (http://www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAID), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, announced today that Biocordcell Argentina S.A. (BioCells, Inc.) is opening an office in Miami, Florida and 5 new offices in Argentina. CBAI owns 50.1 percent of the...

2011-05-06 15:02:00

LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC BB: CBAI, CBAID) announced today that the effective date for the reverse split, approved by 80 percent of its shareholders voting in a recent proxy vote, is the opening of the market on Monday, May 9, 2011. The one for one hundred reverse split reduces the number of shares outstanding from 6,907,863, 254 shares to 69,078,710 shares. A "D" will be placed on the ticker symbol for 20 business days, after which the symbol...

2011-04-28 11:47:00

LAS VEGAS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (http://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, said today that its CEO and co-founder, Matthew Schissler, was interviewed by ChartPoppers.com . The entire interview is available at http://ChartPoppers.com/iReports . In the interview, Mr. Schissler...

2011-04-21 13:20:00

LAS VEGAS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (http://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, is pleased to announce that its shareholders have approved an amendment to the Company's Articles of Incorporation effecting a reverse stock split. The vote was approximately 80% for the stock split and...

2011-04-18 10:30:00

SAN BRUNO, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry (CBR), the global leader in family cord blood banking services, announced its support of legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Wally Herger (R-CA) and Ron Kind (D-WI), called "The Family Cord Blood Banking Act." This important legislation would amend the IRS Code to allow individuals and couples to use flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA), health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) or...

2011-04-18 08:15:00

NEW YORK, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord Registry, a pioneer in umbilical cord blood and placenta stem cell preservation, today announced a new program to assist families in need. Through the "Bank One, Give One" program, Americord will donate cord blood stem cell collection and storage services to select underprivileged families in the New York area for every new client who enrolls in Americord's cord blood banking program during April and May 2011. (Logo:...

2011-04-05 04:02:00

LAS VEGAS, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (http://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, is pleased to announce that the Pinellas County Circuit Court granted a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed by Cryo-Cell International against Cord Blood America, which CBAI management believed was an...

2011-03-28 13:26:00

BOSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For over 15 years now, parents have had the option to save the blood that is found within their baby's umbilical cord immediately following birth. The blood is rich in hematopoietic stem cells (HSC's). These multipotent stem cells have the ability to give rise to all blood cell types. Parents have the peace of mind of knowing that their child, and perhaps siblings and other family members, could in fact use these cells as part of a curative treatment...

2011-03-28 04:04:00

LAS VEGAS and CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), announced today it has entered into an agreement with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and is now offering the storage of umbilical cord blood at a discount rate as consistent with its other BCBS licensee contracts. Total enrollment for BlueCross is 3 million, with more than half located in Tennessee. Members can also enroll in Cord Blood America's "Afford-A-Cord"...

2011-03-21 12:42:00

COVINA, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based StemCyte, Inc. announces the launch of www.cordbloodtv.com, a first-of-its-kind video cord blood banking education resource. StemCyte offers this comprehensive educational tool that allows audiences worldwide to watch and learn about private and public cord blood banking options and the latest in medical research and treatments that use umbilical cord blood stem cells. "StemCyte is pleased to offer our worldwide audience...