What is Cord Blood?

http://www.nationalstemcellfoundation.org/what-are-stem-cells/ 

http://stemcells.nih.gov/sites/default/files/SCprimer2009.pdf

Your baby’s Cord Blood is a 100% match to him/herself

http://www.cordbloodaware.org/why-bank-cord-blood/

  1. Mesenchymal Stem Cells

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3712145/

Cord Blood Clinical Trials 

Acquired Hearing Loss

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

       Alopecia Areata

Cerebral Palsy

Pediatric Stroke

Ischemic Stroke

Type 1 Diabetes

Prevention and Treatment of Prematurity Complications In Preterm Neonates

Lymphoid Hematological Malignancies (UCALL)

Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (Chronic TBI) 

          Tay Sachs Disease (TS)

Cord Tissue Clinical Trials 

Alveolar Cleft Palate Repair

Alzheimer’s Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Aplastic Anemia

Asthma

Autism Spectrum Disorder 

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

Cardiac Repair

Cardiomyopathy

Cerebral Palsy

Congenital Defects

Critical Limb Ischemia

Crohn’s Disease

Eczema

Epidermolysis Bullosa

Graft-versus-host Disease (DvHD)

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01765634?term=mesenchymal+stem+cells&rank=21

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01765660?term=mesenchymal+stem+cells&rank=22 

Hearing Loss

Heart Disease

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Hypo plastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)

Ischemia

Ischemic Heart Disease

Ischemic Stroke

Joint Injury

Kidney Plus Stem Cell Transplant

Knee Cartilage Repair

Liver Cirrhosis

Lung Cancer 

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4208500/ 

https://www.cirm.ca.gov/our-progress/awards/stem-cells-lung-cancer

Lupus

Lysosomal Storage Disease

Multiple Sclerosis 

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02587715?term=cord+tissue&rank=3

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02034188?term=cord+tissue&rank=5

Myocardial Infarction

Osteoarthritis

Parkinson’s Disease

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Solid Tumors

Spinal Cord Injury

Stroke

Traumatic Brain Injury

Type 1 Diabetes

Wounds, Burns, Ulcers

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02166294?term=cord+tissue&rank=29 

https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02412046?term=cord+tissue&rank=31

Storing Cord Blood is Important for Ethnic Minorities

https://www.nationalcordbloodprogram.org/cord-blood-101/cord-blood-faqs/

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Hoffbrand AV, Catovsky D, Tuddenham EGD. (2005). Postgraduate Haematology. 5th Edition.

Kraus M, Foster K, Bridges AR, Walters MC. 2009. Cord blood units collected with liquid CPD appear to contain significantly more nucleated and CD34+ cells than units collected with dry heparin. Blood 114:4227

WHO. http://www.who.int/elena/titles/full_recommendations/cord_clamping/en/

      WHO. Guideline: Delayed umbilical cord clamping for improved maternal and infant health and nutrition outcomes. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2014                                                                   (http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/guidelines/cord_clamping/en/).

       WHO. Guidelines on basic newborn resuscitation. Geneva, World Health Organization; 2012                                                                                                                                                                                            (http://www.who.int/maternal_child_adolescent/documents/basic_newborn_resuscitation/en/).

       WHO. WHO recommendations for the prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage; 2012                                                                                                                                                                                (http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/maternal_perinatal_health/9789241548502/en/)

National Center for Biotechnology Science. Chapter 2 Placenta Blood Circulation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK53254/ 

The Scientist. The Prescient Placenta. Christopher Coe. http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43618/title/The-Prescient-Placenta/

Frandberg S, Waldner B, Konar J, et al. High quality cord blood banking is feasible with delayed clmaping practices. The eight-year experience and current status of the national Swedish Cord Blood Bank. Cell and Tissue Banking 2016;17(3):439-448.