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Stem Cell Cord Blood 'Banking' Is Huge Global Business for Hospitals, Says CEO of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc.

SAN DIEGO, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Koos, Chairman and CEO of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN), today said that he believes that stem cell cord blood banking is a "huge business opportunity for hospitals worldwide." The Bio-Matrix CEO stat...

Five Cord Blood Transplant Centers in Catalonia and Valencia Join a Study to Test a New Technique to Treat Leukemia and Lymphoma

JERUSALEM, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gamida Cell-Teva Joint Venture announced today that five prestigious cord blood transplantations centers in Spain, three in Barcelona and two in Valencia, have joined the Excel study. Participating clinical sites include, in alphabetical order: ...

New Stem Cell Web Site to Focus on Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Diabetes

SAN DIEGO, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Entest BioMedical, Inc., a newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary of San Diego-based Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BMSN) announced today the launch of its Web site ( http://www.EntestBio.com ) to focus on new stem cell research, includin...

Cord Blood America Supports Effort in Congress to Inform on Value of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Storage

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and inte...

In Analyst Interview, Cord Blood America Provides Details of Special Shareholder Meeting

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internati...

In Analyst Interview, Cord Blood America Says Stem Cells Now Front and Center for Researchers and Investors

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internati...

Cutting the cord to determine babies' health risk from toxic exposure

Despite the well-known dangers of first- and secondhand smoke, an estimated ten percent of pregnant women in the U.S. are smokers. Exposure of a developing baby to harmful cigarette byproducts from mothers who smoke affects an estimated 420,000 newborns each year and poses a significant health ca...

UK's NICE Recommends Spinal Cord Stimulation for Patients with Chronic Neuropathic Pain

Confirms clinical value and cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation NATICK, Mass., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today welcomed an announcement by the U.K.'s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommending the use o...

CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank is Proud to Announce that Cord Blood Pioneer and Leading Transplanter Dr. Eliane Gluckman has Joined its Team

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Eliane Gluckman, recognized as a pioneer and leader in the field of cord blood stem cell transplantation, has joined the team at CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank. "We are honored to have such an accomplished physician as Dr. Gluckman join our team of highly e...

International Center for Adult Stem Cell Education Debuts at Spinal Cord Injury Symposium in Greece

WASHINGTON, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Center for Adult Stem Cell Education (http://www.Adultstemcelleducation.com ) today announced that it has officially launched a global communications and government-political affairs program at the 3rd International Spinal Cord Injury Sympos...

Cord Blood America Says Pennsylvania Joins New York and California in Establishing Educational Programs on the Benefits of Umbilical Cord Blood Storage

LOS ANGELES, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and international...

FREE Infant CPR Training and Cord Blood Banking 101 for Expectant Parents

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Free infant CPR training and certification for expectant parents offered by Family Cord Blood Services, a California Cryobank Company. The training will also include a basic course on cord blood banking. WHEN/ WHERE: Satu...

Two-time Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson Joins the Team at CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank to Help Win the Race for Life

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank is proud to announce that two-time defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson has joined its team. "We're honored to have this NASCAR superstar and terrific person on our team," states Dr. Edward Guindi, Pres...

CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank Announces the Addition of Dr. John Wagner, a Pioneer in the Use of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells, to Its Scientific Advisory Board

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- John Wagner, M.D., recognized as a leader in the field of cord blood stem cell transplantation, has joined the team at CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank. Dr. Wagner's extensive experience and knowledge in transplant medicine and stem cell biology will provide a si...

Dr. Charles A. Sims of California Cryobank's Family Cord Blood Services Named to National Stem Cell Advisory Council

Sims to Represent Association of Family Cord Blood Banks LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Cord Blood Services, a subsidiary of California Cryobank, today announced that its co-founder and medical director Charles A. Sims, MD, has been appointed to the Department of Health an...

Allen Institute for Brain Science Launches Three New Landmark Atlas Projects Focusing on the Human Brain, Developing Brain and Spinal Cord

Projects have vast potential to help scientists worldwide gain new insight into neurological diseases and disorders Institute seeks funding support for human brain, spinal cord and developing brain projects SEATTLE, March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allen I...

ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies

...System , an automated cryogenic device, is used by cord blood stem cell banks in more than 25 countries for cryopreserving and archiving cord blood stem cell units for transplant. AXP(...tems. The AXP device is used for the processing of cord blood. GE Healthcare is the exclusive global dist...

ThermoGenesis Provides Update on Fiscal 2009 Results

...em cell collection activity at our largest private cord blood banking customer, cord Blood Registry ("CBR"). CBR expects these positiv...g 2010. Recent addition of the New England cord Blood Bank as a customer for the AXP. The AXP is ...

Cord Blood America Retires $2.53M Obligation

...A MONICA, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://ww...igation with SIOF remaining on its balance sheet. cord Blood America regards this as a key milestone on i...

Chimerix, Inc. Appoints Kenneth I. Moch Chief Operating Officer

... Mr. Moch served as President and CEO of Biocyte Corporation, the cellular therapy company that pioneered the collection and commercial application of cord blood stem cells. Prior, he was co-founder and Vice President of The Liposome Company, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Moch was a management consult...

Blackrock Microsystems Obtains Expanded 510(k) to Market NeuroPort System

...stem platform is currently used in the BrainGate Neural Interface System (approved under IDE), which is designed for chronic use in people with spinal cord injuries, stroke and neurodegenerative conditions. Cyberkinetics previously obtained 510k clearance to market the NeuroPort System in April 2005, thou...

Cord Blood America Secured $7.5 Million Investment For Series A Preferred Stock

...A MONICA, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( http://...tive agreement with a health care fund under which cord Blood America has secured a $7.5 million investmen...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

... variable concentrations. In the isolated central nervous system the spinal cord and brain are instead surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid that is nearly ster...uch an advance would, for instance, offer a more realistic model for spinal cord injury research. Effective treatment of spinal injuries would be dependant ...

Cord Blood America Continues International Expansion

... MONICA, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), one of the largest umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation companies ( http://...ls and obstetricians/gynecologists in those areas. cord Blood will receive revenue from the sale of...

I Walk Because Program Gives Consumers a Voice

... Therapeutics(R) is a biotechnology company developing therapies for spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and related nervous system disorders. The Compan...cts in development for the treatment, regeneration and repair of the spinal cord and brain. About Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness Under Jim Josep...

Colorado Stem Cell Awareness Rally to Take Place in Denver, Colorado on June 13th, 2009

...ment abroad to share their stories, both good and bad, with those in attendance. One such patient is David Aldrich from Florida who is a spinal cord injury survivor and was legally blind before his treatment abroad. ( http://stemcellschina.com/blog/david/ ) "I am worn out from dealing with a m...

BioLife Solutions Announces Validation and Start-Up of New Internal Manufacturing Facility for Serum-Free Cell and Tissue Biopreservation Media Products

...ation media products are marketed to academic research institutions, hospitals, and commercial companies involved in cell therapy, tissue engineering, cord blood banking, drug discovery, and toxicology testing. BioLife's cGMP products are serum-free and protein-free, fully defined, and formulated to redu...

Cord Blood America Says Debt Reduced $4.194 Million in 2009

...A MONICA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://ww...t five months of 2009. "On April 6th, 2009, cord Blood America announced it had decreased its debt ...

RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board

...lls include both autologous (from the patient) and cord blood. There is no organization in the world whic...ering from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, spinal cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, and a dozen other...nose, Dr. Lima transplants the cells at the spinal cord break utilizing the successful OMA transplant surg...

Cord Blood America to Hold Conference Call on Thursday May 21st at 11 a.m. Eastern Time to Discuss 2009 First Quarter Results and Corporate Developments

...A MONICA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://ww...nationally) and use passcode 3112433. About cord Blood America ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Presented At ARVO Data Showing That PF-04523655 Enters Retinal Cells And Elicits Its Pharmacologic Effect Via Target Gene Knock-Down Without Activating TLR3

...NA intellectual property arena, as well as the ability for non-invasive delivery of siRNA to other target tissues including the eye, ear, lung, spinal cord and brain. PF-04523655 (RTP801i-14), currently in Phase II clinical trials, is a synthetic, chemically modified siRNA designed to inhibit the exp...

Cord Blood America to Acquire or Build Its Own Stem Cell Laboratory

...TA MONICA, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://ww...of multiple stem cell products including umbilical cord blood stem cells. "Over the long term, having...

Cord Blood America Further Reduction, $817,000, in Long-Term Debt

...MONICA, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://ww...I has no further debt with YA Global Investments. cord Blood America regards this as a key milestone on i...

China Breaks Ground on Largest Comprehensive Stem Cell Storage and Processing Facility

...otechnology focuses on stem cell research and clinical application. It currently offers a full line of stem cell products derived from umbilical cord, cord blood, peripheral blood and bone marrow. The proprietary technology used in clinical production of Beike's stem cell products was developed in coopera...

Quark Pharmaceuticals to Present at American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Annual Meeting

...NA intellectual property arena, as well as the ability for non-invasive delivery of siRNA to other target tissues including the eye, ear, lung, spinal cord and brain. PF-4523655 (RTP801i-14), currently in Phase II clinical trials, is a synthetic, chemically modified siRNA designed to inhibit the expr...

FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients

...estructive research, the government should fund research using adult stem cells that are on the cutting edge of treating patients for diabetes, spinal cord injury, heart disease, and various cancers. Unfortunately, this draft guidance only diverts limited federal resources to unethical stem cell research ...

Cord Blood America Announces 2008 Financial Results

...MONICA, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company ( http://ww...organic growth in the collection of more umbilical cord blood samples, said Matthew Schissler,...

NeoStem, Inc. Announces Agreement With Progenitor Cell Therapy, LLC

...of these stem cells in many of the more complex future therapies presently being developed. PCT, which has extensive experience in adult stem cell and cord blood processing, storage and distribution for clinical use, is one of the few multiple-cell therapy manufacturing facilities in the world to process ...

Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository Adopts BioLife Solutions CryoStor(TM) as Standard Biopreservation Media

...ation media products are marketed to academic research institutions, hospitals, and commercial companies involved in cell therapy, tissue engineering, cord blood banking, drug discovery, and toxicology testing. BioLife's cGMP products are serum-free and protein-free, fully defined, and formulated to redu...

Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...EL) (the "Company"), one of the world's largest and most established family cord blood banks, today announced results for the first quarter ended February 2...ents worldwide, Cryo-Cell is one of the largest and most established family cord blood banks. ISO 9001:2000 certified and accredited by the AABB, Cryo-Cell...
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