NECBB® Presents Donation to Cord Blood Association FoundationJuly 31, 2018 | Cord Blood Banking
New England Cord Blood Bank (NECBB) is proud to announce that the company has sent the first in a series of contributions to the Cord Blood Association Foundation. NECBB has been committed to research in the scientific development of umbilical cord blood stem cell therapies since the company’s inception in 1997. This donation is part of the ongoing devotion to support medical exploration using umbilical cord blood stem cells.
Earlier this year the company pledged that a portion of the proceeds from every domestic processing and storage enrollee will be donated in support of the research foundation’s efforts. This payment is the fulfillment of the promise.
Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, President, Cord Blood Association Foundation said, “We are delighted that the New England Cord Blood Bank is supporting to the Cord Blood Association Foundation. The contributions will help advance CBA-sponsored research developing novel therapeutics using cord blood and cord tissue cells.”
The CBA Foundation recently received FDA approval for Phase 2 Clinical trials for the treatment of Autism and Cerebral Palsy using umbilical cord stem cells. President Karen Nikosky said, “We are excited to provide financial support for this research and we look forward to continued breakthroughs in the area of stem cell therapies.”
NECBB and its affiliated company, New England Cryogenic Center, Inc. is a privately owned and operated laboratory that has established itself as a worldwide leader in the cryogenic industry since 1971. As an active and contributing member of AABB, AAB and CBA (Education Committee and Task Force), NECBB is at the cusp of all significant development and scientific breakthroughs in stem cell therapies. Other Certificates and Accreditations include FDA Registered, CLIA Certificate of Compliance, NYS Tissue Bank License, AABB Accreditation, Canada HPFB CTO Registration Certificate, Clinical Lab License and Blood Bank License. For more information call 1-888-700-CORD (888-700-2673), email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit them online at cordbloodbank.com.
About Cord Blood Association Foundation
The Cord Blood Association Foundation supports clinical research for the use of cord blood and cord tissue in hematopoietic therapies and regenerative medicine, as well as other scientific, educational and philanthropic programs. The international, non-profit foundation is a subsidiary of the Cord Blood Association that promotes both public and family cord blood banking with the objectives of saving lives, improving health and changing medicine.