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Public Cord Blood Banking
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Bayerische Stammzellbank (Bavarian Stem Cell Bank) is a program of Stiftung Aktion Knochenmarkspende (Foundation Action Bone Marrow Donation) at the medical center in Gauting, Bavaria, Germany.
DKMS Cord Blood Bank is subsidiary of DKMS (Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei, or German Bone Marrow Donor Center). The DKMS Cord Blood Bank is the only public cord blood bank that is active Germany-wide.
The public cord blood bank at the University of Erlangen is working with the commercial cord blood bank eticur and parents can donate at all hospitals that take private collections for eticur.
José Carreras Cord Blood Bank is housed within the University Medical Center of Duesseldorf, under the direction of Prof. Gesine Koegler.
Nabelschnurblutbank Freiburg is located in the Hämatologie, Onkologie und Stammzelltransplantation of the Universitätsklinikum Freiburg.
This bank is currently not accepting cord blood donations but has inventory listed for transplant.
Vita 34 was the first private umbilical cord blood bank in Europe and has the most experience in Europe releasing family cord blood units for therapy. The VitaMine&Yours program gives parents who qualify the option to have their cord blood typed and listed on a registry for patients who need matching transplants.