The Miracle of Birth Just Got Even More Miraculous: Discover the Lifesaving Potential of Cord Blood Banking!
Hello there, future parents! Congratulations on the upcoming addition to your family. There’s a lot to think about when you’re expecting, isn’t there? From choosing the right stroller to deciding on the color of the nursery. But today, let’s chat about something a bit more scientific, yet equally important – umbilical cord blood banking and […]
Innovative Cell Therapy, Omisirge, Receives FDA Approval to Reduce Infection Risk in Blood Cancer Treatments
The FDA has approved Omisirge (omidubicel-onlv), a modified allogeneic cord blood-based cell therapy designed to speed up the recovery of neutrophils and reduce infection risk. Omisirge is intended for use in adults and pediatric patients aged 12 and older with blood cancers who are undergoing umbilical cord blood transplantation after a myeloablative conditioning regimen. Blood […]
Investing in Your Family’s Future: A Tour of CBR’s State-of-the-Art Stem Cell Facility
Dr. Ali Rodriguez has been invited by CBR to tour their state-of-the-art facility in Tucson, Arizona, which specializes in processing and storing umbilical cord stem cells. CBR, operational for 30 years, has processed nearly a million stem cell collections from families worldwide. Their 80,000 square foot laboratory, the largest newborn stem cell bank globally, uses […]
What about Stem Cell Banking? Answers to Cord Blood Banking FAQs & More
Have you heard about cord blood banking, but aren’t quite sure what it is or why you’d want to consider it? Catch a news story about celebrities using regenerative stem cells and wonder what’s the big deal? This is the video for you! Benefits, Risks, and Alternatives of Stem Cell Collection BENEFITS – Security that […]
How to Preserve Your Baby’s Stem Cells: A Guide for New Parents
As a new parent, you want to do everything possible to protect your child. You feed them the best food, put them in the safest car seats, and make sure they get plenty of exercise. But what about their future health? Did you know that you can preserve your baby’s stem cells at birth? Read […]
Third Person with HIV Cured by Stem Cell Transplant
A breakthrough stem cell treatment has likely cured a third person of HIV. The stem cell transplant combined adult stem cells taken from a relative’s blood along with umbilical cord blood that was genetically matched from a cord blood bank. The cord blood contained genetic mutation resistant to HIV which caused the patient’s immune system […]
Is Stem Cell Therapy Approved by the FDA?
This is a question that gets asked often here in the United States and the answer has not always been clear. The fact is that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did approve stem cell therapy, but it is a very specific type of stem cell therapy and it can only be used to […]