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SWMC looks at life after toxicology - Sonoma West


Sonoma West
Jim Horn, PDHCD board member, said he will not give up asking questions about the toxicology program. He said he worries the insurance companies might want to take some hospital revenues back once they are aware of the high volume of urine samples the ...

Biology, Geometry Unite to Thwart Common Cardiovascular Diseases - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
The work was a collaborative effort of engineers, biologists, and physicians from the Department of Bioengineering and the Biological Design Center, Boston University; the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University; the ...

From Human Biopsy to Complex Gut Physiology on a Chip - Technology Networks


Technology Networks
The resulting organoids could either be banked for future use or immediately fragmented and seeded into the “epithelial” channels of multiple Organ Chips where they were further matured by flowing specialized culture medium and applying mechanical ...

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking: Insurance Against Future Diseases?

San Francisco - United States

Researchers are continuing to seek answers to the scientific and ethical questions surrounding this experimental and controversial medical procedure. Article by Holly Wagner of USA Today magazine online.

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United States

Since 2002, AlphaCord has been a cord blood & cord tissue banking industry leader. We provide more expecting parents with newborn stem cell storage at the highest quality and the lowest cost.

Donate Your Baby's Umbilical Cord Blood
United States

Detailed information on cord blood donation from the National Marrow Donor Program. Links on this page lead to longer explanations and to an extensive list of cord banks, both NMDP members and others.

Elie Katz Umbilical Cord Blood Program
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Cordblood storage services; part of Community Blood Services. In Paramus, New Jersey.

Cord Blood Banking
United States

A pediatricians's discussion on the benefits and risks of donating a baby's umbilical cord blood. From the "Keep Kids Healthy" website.

Cord Blood Banking
United States

General discussion by Dr. Vincent Ianelli of whether or not you should bank your baby's umbilical cord blood in a private bank.

FamilyCord Cord Blood Banking
United States

California company providing private and public cord blood banking. Includes a company profile and FAQ and information on pricing.

Stem Cell Cord Blood Banking
Turkey

A guide for anyone looking for information about stem cells and cord blood banking. Provides information on choosing a bank and on the possibility of using the cells for gene therapy.

United States

The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages families to donate their newborn's cord blood, which is normally discarded at birth, to cord blood banks for use by other individuals in need.

Puget Sound Blood Center Cord Blood Program
United States

The program collects, processes, stores and distributes blood collected from the umbilical cord for patients needing a stem cell transplant.

Cord Banking
United States

Informational resource to help guide parents who are considering banking their children's cord blood.