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Cryo-Cell International, the world's first family cord blood bank, provides premier cord blood stem cell cryopreservation service. In 2018, Cryo-Cell expanded its role in the industry to include public cord blood banking services.
StemCyte is a global cord blood therapeutics company. StemCyte participates in the US network of public cord blood banks operated by Be The Match. In addition, StemCyte operates the National Cord Blood Bank of Taiwan, whose units are also listed with Be The Match.
Bloodworks Northwest collects cord blood donations directly in Washington state and also receives donations from Hawaii.
The Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program (UCBCP) is a California state program that funds cord blood collections by partner public banks.
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank at Duke (CCBB) is headed by Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg. Expectant parents who have a child in need of therapy with cord blood, especially the new therapies in clinical trials at Duke, may be eligible for directed donation through CCBB.
The Celebration Stem Cell Centre (CSCC), offers both public donation and private family banking of umbilical cord blood.
CellSure accepts MAIL-IN DONATIONS of birth tissue from the state of Utah. A collection kit can be shipped to the mother any time up to the day before her delivery.
Children's Hospital of Orange County is no longer collecting cord blood donations.
Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Cord Blood Foundation d.b.a. Cleveland Cord Blood Center collects cord blood donations with NO advanced registration.
ClinImmune Labs is an academic-based biotechnology company that manages the cord blood inventory of the University of Colorado Cord Blood Bank and the St. Louis Cord Blood Bank.
The Cord Blood Bank of Arkansas accepts donations from ANY HOSPITAL IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
Cord for Life accepts NATIONAL MAIL-IN DONATIONS. Mothers must register by week 34 of pregnancy.
Texas Cord Blood Bank is a division of the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, and since 2014 is affiliated with GenCure.
Gift of Life is a non-profit charity that seeks to help Jewish patients find a transplant match. They have a cord blood inventory but are not currently collecting cord blood.
The J.P. McCarthy cord blood bank was founded in memory of a morning radio show host in Detroit. It is run by the Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Life Line Stem Cell is strictly a collection organization that works with various laboratories. Life Line Stem Cell asks mothers to donate all of their afterbirth: umbilical cord blood, umbilical cord tissue, and the placenta.
Under their parent company Celularity, LifebankUSA collects donations of both cord blood and placenta. These donations are used to develop therapeutic products that are in clinical trials.
LifeSouth Cord Blood Bank is a public donation program of LifeSouth Community Blood Centers. LifeSouth established the first public cord bank in the Southeastern United States and in June 2013 received the FDA BLA license for cord blood.
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has the largest stem cell transplantation program in the world. They also have a cord blood bank and a research program to develop cancer therapies from cord blood cells.
Collection hospitals for the NY Blood Center do NOT require advance registration: mothers can give a partial consent to collect the cord blood during labor, and only if the collected cord blood is suitable for transplantation will the mothers will be given additional education and asked for a final banking consent post-delivery.
Oklahoma is home to many minority groups, such as Native Americans, who are not well represented in existing cord blood banks. Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) cord blood bank has been established thanks to generous contributions from several Oklahoma foundations and scores of individuals
The San Diego Cord Blood Bank collect donations in southern California.
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse NY hosts a public cord blood bank, launched in February 2017.
Versiti Blood Center of Michigan has a public cord blood bank that was established in 1999.
Vitalant Clinical Services is the merger, since Sept 2018, of cord blood blood donation programs previously operated by Community Blood Services in New Jersey and the Institute for Transfusion Medicine (ITxM) in Pennsylvania. All donations are now sent to the laboratory of Community Blood Services.