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Shai's Story

Shai's Story 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. Read more...


Isabella Barney & her brother Matthew
Jan 2016   Isabella was born with Childhood Apraxia Syndrome, and still could not speak by the age of three years old. Her parents had stored Isabella's cord... more
MOVIE Macopharma & Canadian Blood Services ex-utero collection
Jan 2016   Macopharma & Canadian Blood Services have created a movie to illustrate best practices while collecting cord blood ex-utero.
Janet Wojcicki, PhD MPH
Jan 2016   Telomeres are the tips of the chromosome that prevent degradation and damage.  Telomeres are associated with biological aging because with each... more
Dec 2015   What if there was a blockbuster class of women's health drugs that was proven effective in helping women both avoid pregnancy and achieve pregnancy?... more
Dec 2015   Our tagline at STEMCELL Technologies is Scientists Helping ScientistsTM. This was born organically when someone used it in a meeting, and it... more
AACT logo
Dec 2015   The Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies (AACT) is a global alliance dedicated to the ethical, efficacious, and expeditious... more