London is buzzing with talk about cord blood these days! The 2017 ISCT Meetings kicked off last week with a 2-day focus on cord blood featuring experts from FACT, CBA, ISCT and ASBMT. Our team was fortunate to be in attendance for this exclusive event. The first day of the event focused on introducing banks […] 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. Timothy Nelson joined us from the MAYO Clinic to discuss how he is using cord blood to strengthen the HLHS heart breaking new ground in regenerative medicine. View the recording of this FREE webinar here.
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
Share the Science: Dr. Tim Nelson from the MAYO Clinic, Strengthening the HLHS Heart with Cord Blood
Cutting edge research at the MAYO Clinic is leading to new hope for individuals with HLHS Heart Syndrome and cord blood is a critical part of the story. Can cord blood strengthen the heart? Dr. Timothy Nelson recently discussed his latest clinical trial on “Share the Science.” Free Webinar: Save the Cord Foundation and Mediware, Inc. […] Continue Reading
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
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
Recognized as the world’s largest international pre-collegiate science competition, Intel ISEF is sometimes referred to as the “Olympics of Science Fairs” welcoming the brightest STEM students from more than 75 different countries. This year Save the Cord Foundation is proud to announce that we will be there!! Together with our friends at StemCyte, Inc., we will be […] Continue Reading
Resources for Parents
Erik Praskins spoke about his son’s battle with leukemia at the Arizona Cord Blood Conference 2017 held in Phoenix, Arizona. His story is not unique yet, it is hard for many of us to imagine. Watch Erik tell his story below. . . Children are sometimes described as “angels among us.” Indeed, every parent has […] Continue Reading
Save the Cord Foundation recently had the honor of attending Cord Blood World Europe 2017, part of the World Advanced Therapies & Regenerative Medicine Congress and World Precision Medicine Congress, held in London. This was a fantastic opportunity to hear excellent speakers such as Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg, Dr. Colleen Delaney, Dr. Paul Veys, Dr. Guy […] Continue Reading
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
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 ››