Learn more about the experimental process Colorado researchers are using to grow cord blood stem cells in a lab, with the hopes of making them more suitable for transplant in adults.

Researchers at the University of Florida are studying the treatment of children with type 1 diabetes using their own cord blood stem cells Click here to learn more and see a brief news report on the research..

Did you know that the average wait to find a match for a bone marrow stem cell transplant from an unrelated donor from adult sources is more than 50 days? For umbilical cord blood, it’s about 12 days. Read on to learn more.

Here’s an interesting story about how cord blood banking figured into the Patrick family’s family planning. Read more and watch the video of their story.

If your child has an “applicable medical condition,” you may qualify for free or reduced-cost sibling-directed banking for a child you have later (perhaps one who was conceived in part for his or her cord blood stem cells). Click here to learn more.

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