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Latest Umbilical cord Stories

2013-08-01 23:25:35

GeneCell International, the first and premier cord blood laboratory in South Florida, participates in the National Cord Blood Awareness Month by providing discounts to its potential clients. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 This year, GeneCell’s management team vowed to educate, encourage and raise awareness regarding the benefits of cord blood stem cell banking. Storing a newborn’s umbilical cord blood is a simple process and GeneCell is dedicated to be a partner in that...

2013-08-01 08:34:34

Blood system CEO leads 25 climbers to raise funds for Canada's first national public cord blood bank OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - On August 6, Dr. Graham Sher, CEO of Canadian Blood Services will be part of a team of 25 devoted climbers sharing one single vision--to help fund Canada's first national public cord blood bank. Umbilical cords are a rich source of stem cells and in Canada they are largely discarded after child birth. By collecting and storing umbilical cord blood in...

2013-07-31 12:27:43

NEWARK, Del., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Christiana Care Health System has partnered with CORD:USE, the nation's foremost cord blood banking organization, to ensure that mothers are educated and provided a safe and effective way to donate their babies' cord blood. This cord blood is used for treating patients with life-threatening diseases and in biomedical research. To date, more than 70 different diseases are currently treated with umbilical cord blood stem cells...

2013-07-31 12:26:33

Scientists Use Stem Cells Found in Umbilical Cord Blood and Cord Tissue NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, scientific journals have reported on two more studies that highlight how stem cells found in babies' umbilical cord blood and cord tissue represent the future of medical treatments for serious diseases and injuries. Nature, The International Weekly Journal of Science, reported that Japanese scientists have successfully engineered rudimentary human livers, or...

2013-07-31 08:30:42

HONG KONG, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 that the Company has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission its Annual Report on Form 20-F, which included audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. The Form 20-F can be accessed by...

2013-07-22 16:23:30

Responsibly Informing Parents-to-Be Is A Core Company Mission NEW YORK, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord has made a name for itself as a company that offers the highest quality cord blood banking services at the lowest cost in the industry. The company has also dedicated itself to responsibly raising awareness about the potential benefits of cord blood banking. In fact, Americord approaches every month as though it were National Cord Blood Awareness Month. Their...

2013-07-22 08:29:06

Frank Pascale to lead Commercialization of FDA 510K Cleared SynGenX(TM)-1000 Cord Blood Processing Systems SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen Inc., a company focused on the clinical implementation of medical systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells, from cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and other tissues, announced today that it has appointed Frank Pascale, formerly Senior Vice President of Business Development for Pall Medical, to lead its Cord...

2013-07-17 23:25:39

GeneCell International’s Physician’s Relations Manager Launches Cord Blood Educational Meetings to Increase Awareness within South Florida's Expecting Parent Community Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Lisa Lorraine Reyes Muñoz, GeneCell International’s Physician Relations Manager announced today her contribution to educating South Florida’s expecting parents to advance the awareness in the community. Expecting parents in Miami are encouraged to attend these meetings...

2013-07-15 08:27:11

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SynGen Inc., a company focused on the development and commercialization of medical systems that harvest stem and progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood, bone marrow, peripheral blood, and other tissues, announced today that it has been granted FDA 510(k) clearance to market its three related products to process cord blood: SynGenX(TM)-1000 System: A programmable Control Module, Docking Station and Disposable Cartridge for...

2013-07-12 23:19:29

Director of Operations of GeneCell International continues to highlight the importance of cord blood banking among the minority community by providing further educational programs in South Florida to ensure expecting parents are well informed of the medical breakthrough in the community. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Jose Cirino aligns himself with 30+ leading physicians in Miami, Florida to provide a series of educational seminars on the medical benefits of umbilical cord blood...