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2014-01-14 16:25:47

Americord announces over 2200% revenue growth outpacing rival cord blood banks CBR and ViaCord NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord announced today its continued growth, supporting management's belief that it remains the fastest growing cord blood bank in the United States. 2013 proved to be another record year for Americord and the company is now moving more quickly than ever towards its goal of being the leading provider of cord blood and cord tissue banking services...

2014-01-07 23:00:10

Dr. Jason H. Collins investigates umbilical cord accidents’ role in stillborn deliveries. New Roads, La. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 After 30 years of obstetrical experience, Dr. Jason H. Collins realized that a study of umbilical cord accidents (UCA) was needed. According to studies by the National Institutes of Health, UCAs constitutes 10-15% of stillbirths. Most unborn babies lost to UCA were normal, making their deaths needless and possibly preventable, as unexpected as they were. With...

2014-01-06 08:25:38

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) ("CBAI" or the "Company") today announced it has achieved AABB accreditation for cell therapy activity associated with cord blood processing, storage and distribution. "As we embark on the new year of 2014, I cannot think of a better way to validate our operations and jump start our efforts this year than to state publicly that we have earned our AABB...

2013-12-19 12:28:45

New York Cord Blood Bank Expands Mesenchymal Stem Cell Collections NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord, one of the fastest growing private cord blood banks in the United States, reached a new milestone in November when its collections of mesenchymal stem cells from umbilical cord tissue and placenta tissue accounted for roughly 30% of overall stem cell collections, the highest percentage ever. Mesenchymal stem cells are considered to be particularly valuable as a result...

2013-12-16 16:25:43

HONG KONG, Dec. 16, 2013 /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, today announced the results of its 2013 Annual General Meeting, which was held on December 16, 2013, in Hong Kong. At the Annual General Meeting, shareholders -- ratified the appointment of KPMG as the independent auditors of the...

2013-12-16 08:27:05

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry (CBR) and Viacord, a division of PerkinElmer Inc. - two of the largest family cord blood banks in the nation - joined together today to praise U.S. Representatives Aaron Schock (R-IL) and Ron Kind (D-WI) for reintroducing HR 3673, the Family Cord Blood Banking Act. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DC33657LOGO-a)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DC33657LOGO-b) The bipartisan...

2013-12-04 08:30:33

SAN BRUNO, Calif. and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR) and the U.S. Women's Health Alliance announced today their partnership on a nationwide patient education and quality initiative to ensure all expectant parents understand their options regarding umbilical cord stem cell collection and possibly improve medical outcomes for their families. Together, the Alliance and CBR will educate parents on umbilical cord and tissue banking...

2013-12-03 08:32:40

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the joining of two prominent scientists in the field of molecular biology and stem cell research to its SAB. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Michael Macaluso, Ampio's CEO, noted "The company is currently advancing three drugs (Ampion((TM)), Optina((TM)) and Zertane((TM))) and one diagnostic device (ORP) through clinical trials and...

Spanish Team Grows Fake Skin Using Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord
2013-11-22 14:54:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Granada in Spain have announced the development of artificial skin, grown from umbilical cord stem cells. The development could be a massive step forward for the treatment of burn victims or other patients who have suffered severe skin damage. According to a report, published in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, the research team wrote that they were able to use stem cells derived from the...

2013-11-14 08:34:16

Company Generated Record 2013 YTD Cash from Operations of $333,034, Up 247% or $560,000 from the Year Ago Period LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2013 /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 September 30, 2013. Third Quarter and YTD 2013 Highlights from Continuing Operations -- Third quarter recurring revenues increased 8% to $684,374 compared to the year...