Register now to hear Dr. Moshe Israeli, director of the tissue typing laboratory at Rabin Medical Center in Israel, discuss the fascinating clinical world of immunogenetics and the role of cord blood in stem cell donor searches. Save the Cord Foundation and Mediware, Inc. are proud to welcome Dr. Moshe Israeli for our next edition […] Continue Reading
Parents, Cord Blood Saves Lives.
Expectant parents are faced with an overwhelming number of important decisions before their baby is even born. Cord blood banking or cord blood donation is one of the most important, life-altering decisions a new parent can make. Learn more ››
Save the Cord Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, is dedicated to making this important decision as simple as possible for parents by providing unbiased educational information regarding cord blood banking / donation and the life-saving qualities of cord blood.
EXPECTING A BABY?
Since 1988, there have been more than 35,000 cord blood transplants worldwide. Far from science-fiction, cord blood is currently used to treat over 80 diseases including sickle cell anemia, lymphoma and leukemia. In the emerging field of regenerative medicine there is great promise in treating things like autism, diabetes, hearing loss, stroke, brain injury and more.
Find the best public donation program or private cord blood bank for your family, explore our interactive map.
Share the Science
Recently on Share the Science: Dr. Moshe Israeli the growing complexity of stem cell donor searches and the role of cord blood in the global transplant community. View the recording of this free webinar.
Share the Science is a unique webinar series dedicated to the cord blood industry. Share the Science is always free and open to the public. Learn more about this exciting educational series bringing you the latest in research and industry best practices.
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Find out the facts on family cord blood banking and donation in our new educational STCF DVD featuring Kimberly Romo. As seen in top OB/GYN offices nationwide.
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Cord Blood Research
This May, London will welcome the world’s best in the cord blood industry and cellular therapy. Just prior to the 2017 ISCT Annual Meeting, an exclusive 2-day workshop and lecture “Cord Blood Spotlight” will be hosted by FACT, CBA, ISCT, and ASBMT welcoming world-renowned cord blood scientists and transplant physicians. In the decades since Dr. Eliane Gluckman and […] Continue Reading
Save the Cord Foundation and Mediware, Inc. are pleased to welcome Dr. Charles Cox, Jr as a featured speaker on “Share the Science.” Dr. Cox will be speaking about cellular therapies for neurological injuries, preclinical and early clinical trials occurring in the field, and future outlooks. Dr. Cox is the George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair […] Continue Reading
Special Projects & Events
Inaugural event, World Cord Blood Day 2017, highlights non-controversial source of stem cells World Cord Blood Day (November 15th) provides an opportunity for parents and health professionals to learn about current cord blood applications and ground-breaking research Tucson, Arizona – March 27th, 2017: Expectant parents and health professionals across the globe are invited to participate […] Continue Reading
The Cord Blood World Europe conference in London is just around the corner and Save the Cord Foundation is pleased to announce that we will be participating again this year. Our team will be leading a unique roundtable/workshop called “Educational Approaches” building on themes of collaboration presented by key speakers at this event. The Cord Blood […] Continue Reading
Exciting things are happening in Arizona! Get ready for the 2nd Annual Arizona Cord Blood Conference to be held on April 13th, 2017. We are looking forward to hearing from a wide range of speakers who work in the industry and are leading cutting edge research in cellular therapies using cord blood. For students interested […] Continue Reading
Resources for Parents
Mother of Four Won the Battle Against Breast Cancer and Leukemia: Deb Martell, Part 4 #WeCanICan series
Mother of four, Deb Martell fought breast cancer and won only to discover nine years later that she had developed leukemia (AML). Cord blood saved her life. Part 4 in our #WeCanICan: Beat Cancer with Cord Blood series, in association with World Cancer Day Life is so simple. You are born. You go to school. […] Continue Reading
For USA Today, Save the Cord Foundation was recently asked to speak about treatments using cord blood to treat cancer and cerebral palsy. We took this opportunity to introduce readers to two amazing young boys whose lives have been forever changed thanks to cord blood. Meet Dylan and Ashton. Read the full article published in […] Continue Reading
Ready to smile? This week young Joseph Cruz, or “J-Money” as one of the nurses call him, has received a double cord blood transplant to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Doctors at the Nebraska Medicine say that this is first time ever that a double cord blood transplant has been performed in the state of […] Continue Reading
Cord Blood Banking Worldwide
Public or private, find the best cord blood bank for you on our interactive map.
Pregnant in Arizona? You have options.
The Arizona Public Cord Blood Program provides those in Arizona with a public donation program linked to the national registry at Be The Match.
It is free to donate! To learn how, click here ››