FACT-NetCord Accredited Cord Blood Banks
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.
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.
Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Cord Blood Foundation d.b.a. Cleveland Cord Blood Center collects cord blood donations with NO advanced registration.
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.
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.