Upstate Cord Blood Bank
AboutBank Director: Matthew Elkins, MD PhD
The Upstate Cord Blood Bank (UCBB) is located in Syracuse, NY and began receiving cord blood donations on February 9, 2017. UCBB is housed in a 20,000 sq. ft. facility that features a state-of-the-art processing laboratory and cryogenic storage containers that can store nearly 14,500 cord blood units. There are 20,000 births per year in central New York state. As of June 2020, mothers delivering at any hospital in Onondaga County had the opportunity to donate cord blood to UCBB.
Collecting hospitals as of January 2023:
- Crouse Health, Syracuse
- St. Joseph's The Birth Place, Syracuse
- Upstate Community Hospital, Syracuse