Cord Blood Connect:
Register Now – Abstract Deadline is May 14

Twelve organizations are collaborating on CBA-hosted conference

Registration is open for Cord Blood Connect, the international congress that embraces all components of the cord blood community – public and private banking, clinical and laboratory investigations, manufacturing, administration, training and education.

Here are your links for the congress that will be held Sept. 14-16 in Miami Beach:

    Abstract Submission (deadline May 14)
    Congress Blog to receive congress updates as they become available

 
CBA members can register for $510, saving $200 compared to the non-member rate.

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CBA Foundation Receives Second Major Grant

Funding will help advance cerebral palsy and autism expanded-access study

The recently created Cord Blood Association Foundation has received a $100,000 grant from the Cord Blood Registry/AMAG Pharmaceuticals for its scientific, educational and philanthropic projects.

The grant is the second major contribution to the foundation, whose initial project will be a multi-center study that provides expanded access to autologous and related cord blood infusion for children with cerebral palsy and autism.
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Benefits of Membership

The CBA is an international, non-profit organization that promotes both public and family cord blood banking, with the objectives of saving lives, improving health and changing medicine.

Our priorities are advocacy, quality products and services, market expansion, research and development, and public and professional education. If you share these interests, you are cordially invited to join with us.

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Information for Expectant Parents

Expectant parents are faced with important decisions, even before their baby is born. One of the most important is a life-altering decision about whether to bank their baby’s umbilical cord blood, or donate it to help others. If the precious stem cells in cord blood are not banked, they are discarded as medical waste.

There’s no one choice that’s right for all parents. But health care professionals and parents have developed guidelines to help with the decision.

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