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AABB advertisement Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation now displays a worldwide searchable map of cord blood banks that have AABB accreditation. Many members of the cord blood industry consider AABB to be the gold standard of accreditation.

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Cord Blood Association
A new trade and professional association for the cord blood industry named the Cord Blood Association was organized in late 2014. The CBA has adopted 5 priorities on the themes of Quality, Advocacy, Market, Research, and Education. The founding Board of Directors, led by Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg of Duke Medical Center & Geoffrey Crouse of Cord Blood Registry, comprises 13 members who represent 5 public banks, 1 hybrid bank, 3 family banks, and 4 individuals.
Shai's Story
Shai
Shai was a feisty little girl whose mother used her scientific background to search for the best approach to cure her cancer.  Shai narrowly escaped death many times, including a recovery that even her doctors considered a miracle, yet she died at dawn on the day that she would have begun kindergarten.  Her mother went on to found this website and charity in her memory.