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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 Cancer Center 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 January 2023:

  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. Chandler Regional Medical Center - Chandler, AZ
  9. Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital - Phoenix, AZ
  10. Valleywise Health Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ
  11. Tucson Medical Center - Tucson, AZ
  12. Ascension St. John Hospital, Detroit, MI

Contact info

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