Register Now for Cord Blood Connect

Thirteen 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:

    Preliminary Agenda including sessions, topics and presenters
    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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Family Bank Sales Support Cord Blood Clinical Research

A portion of proceeds of units processed and stored is headed to the CBA Foundation

The New England Cord Blood Bank is donating a portion of the proceeds for each domestic cord blood unit processed and stored to support clinical research and education of the Cord Blood Association Foundation.

In the first couple months, more than $10,000 has been forwarded to the foundation for its current initiative to expand access to autologous and related cord blood therapy 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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