Cells for Life cord blood bank

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Cells for Life, Canada’s cord blood expert since 1997, recently announced it has been acquired by Generate Life Sciences (Generate), along with parent company Cell Care Australia.* Generate operates Cord Blood Registry (CBR), North America’s largest cord blood bank and one of the world’s preeminent stem cell R&D organizations. The Cell Care group (which comprises… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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The Cells for Life Group is dedicated to supporting preclinical studies and clinical trials in the use of umbilical cord blood in regenerative medicine applications. Dr Malhotra’s Cord SaFe study will review the feasibility and safety of administering autologous cord blood of extreme premature infants (<28 weeks gestation). Vital parameters, examinations and any adverse events… Read more »

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World Cord Blood Day, on November 17th, is designed to expand cord blood banking awareness globally.1 To mark the day, we’re sharing an uplifting story about Annette, her son Blake, and their journey to use cord blood as treatment for Blake’s autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that includes… Read more »

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In recognition of World Cerebral Palsy Day on October 6th, we are sharing a local story from the heart of the Canadian Rockies about a family who accessed their stored cord blood. Danica Crawford and her husband were born and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia. When their daughter, Kira, was born, she suffered a hypoxic… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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Leading Ontario antenatal education provider delivers free online classes across Canada as pregnancy and birthing information requirements continue throughout the COVID-19 crisis MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ – While the impact of COVID-19 impacted many aspects of life, the fundamentals of pregnancy and childbirth remained the same – except traditional prenatal classes suddenly were not possible. In response, Markham Prenatal,… Read more »

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Cells for Life cord blood bank

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Thank you for your inquiry regarding storing your baby’s umbilical cord blood. We are receiving questions regarding the potential disruptions that may be caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus, and are responding to expectant parents requesting cord blood collection kits be received well in advance of their due dates. To support this initiative, we’re inviting expectant… Read more »

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“The results have changed Leyla’s life and ours” When Angelika and her husband Sami were expecting their second child, they received news that shook their world – their baby had suffered a brain bleed in utero and there was a high likelihood that their child would be born with cerebral palsy. When Leyla came into… Read more »

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Umbilical cord blood is being investigated globally as a potential treatment for cerebral palsy.   The Cell Care Group, consisting of Cell Care in Australia and Cells for Life & Insception Lifebank in Canada, is collaborating with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance to fund a Phase 1 safety trial, led by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI)…. Read more »

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