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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...

2014-05-16 12:27:11

Abstract Presented at ASPHO Conference by Americord's Medical Director Dr. Robert Dracker NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Breakthrough technology that harvests stem cells from the placenta was presented in an abstract written by Dr. Robert A. Dracker, Americord's Executive Medical Director, at the 27(th) annual meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO). The new stem cell harvesting technology enables parents to collect as many as twice the...

2014-05-15 08:34:14

Company Generated Record First Quarter Cash From Operations of $222,434 LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. First Quarter 2014 Highlights: -- Recurring revenues increased approximately 11% for the three months ended March 31, 2014 to $740,124 and now represents over 58% of total revenue....

2014-05-05 12:28:28

Funds Will Support Research Into Safety and Efficacy of NEUROSTEM-AD® NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today that it has provided funding to MEDIPOST, a leading stem cell biotechnology company, to support their clinical trial investigating the use of NEUROSTEM-AD® in the treatment of patients with Alzheimer's Disease. NEUROSTEM-AD® is a treatment agent for Alzheimer's Disease that uses human umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells. This is the...

2014-04-28 12:27:26

Americord CEO Interviewed For Article Exploring Good And Bad Practices In The Industry NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord Registry client Whitney Ferrarese was featured in an extensive front page Wall Street Journal article published last week about her family's positive experience with cord blood banking. Ms. Ferrarese and her husband chose Americord to store their first baby's cord blood after a long online search, and they plan to store their second baby's cord...

2014-04-18 11:24:08

The development of stem cell therapies to cure a variety of diseases depends on the ability to characterize stem cell populations based on cell surface markers. Researchers from the Finnish Red Cross have discovered a new marker that is highly expressed in a type of stem cells derived from human umbilical cord blood, which they describe in an article in BioResearch Open Access, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the BioResearch...


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