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MD Anderson Cord Blood Bank

Public: Be The Match Public
FACT: Public & Family


Bank Director: Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD

M.D. Anderson hospital has the largest stem cell transplantation program in the world, and in April 2005 they established a public cord blood bank that is accredited under the international FACT standards. Expectant mothers who wish to donate must register by the 34th week of pregnancy and pass a health screening.

Collecting hospitals as of October 2021:

  1. Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX
  2. Memorial Hermann Memorial City, Houston, TX
  3. Memorial Hermann Southwest, Houston, TX
  4. Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
  5. St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston, TX
  6. The Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston, TX
  7. Women's Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, Shenandoah TX
  8. Ascension St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI
  9. Ascension Providence Hospital - Southfield Campus, Southfield, MI

Contact info

Address: 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Unit 423, Houston TX 77030