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NECBB® Launches Research Donation Initiative

New England Cord Blood Bank
Posted on: 01 Mar 18
NECBB® Launches Research Donation Initiative

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 1, 2018

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New England Cord Blood Bank, Inc. (NECBB) the nation's premier cord blood bank, has announced a new initiative that will steer proceeds from their sales to the Cord Blood Association Foundation, to help support their programs.  Starting March 1, 2018, a portion of NECBB's proceeds will be donated to the foundation for each new cord blood banking enrollee. The recently formed non-profit foundation has a mission of championing educational and philanthropic projects as well as scientific research related to cord blood and cord tissue banking.

"We are delighted that the New England Cord Blood Bank is supporting the Cord Blood Association Foundation. The contributions will help advance CBA-sponsored research developing novel therapeutics using cord blood and cord tissue cells." said Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, President, Cord Blood Association Foundation

New England Cord Blood Bank supports the Cord Blood Association Foundation in its research endeavors both theoretically and financially.  The company's contributions allow exploration of untapped medical developments and clinical trials that could become approved treatments using your child's cord blood stem cells.  "We are enthusiastic about the potential impact our involvement may have," said company president, Karen Nikosey.

"Since our inception in 1997, NECBB has been committed to the research in scientific development of umbilical cord blood stem cell therapies.  Hopefully, our pledge to the Cord Blood Association Foundation's efforts will make a difference in the advancement of these studies," added CEO, Joe Rizza.

About NECBB

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 members of AABB, AAB and CBA (Education Committee and Task Force), NECBB is at the cusp of all significant developments and scientific breakthroughs in stem cell therapies.  Other Certificates and Accreditations include FDA Registered, CLIA Certificate of Compliance, Canada HPFB CTO Registration Certificate, Clinical Lab License and Blood Bank License.  For more information call 1-888-700-2673 (CORD), email info@cordbloodbank.com 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. They can be reached by calling (630) 463-9040 or email, info@cb-association.org. Find them online at cb-association.org.

Media Contact: Michael Foilb
Tel. 774-843-2965 
Email: mfoilb@cordbloodbank.com

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SOURCE New England Cord Blood Bank

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Last updated on: 01/03/2018

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