At a time when researchers are just beginning to uncover the full potential of cord blood, it’s so important now more than ever to spread awareness and educate others about the amazing power these stem cells hold. Luckily, World Cord Blood Day was created to do just that! Read More
Results of a Phase I Clinical Safety Trial using a child’s own cord blood were recently published, and are giving families and researchers hope. Read More
It’s hard to believe that 2016 is coming to an end. We’ve had an amazing year at ViaCord and hope the same for you! Let’s take a quick look back at some highlights.
Duke University Medical Center is currently conducting a Phase II clinical research trial using a cord blood infusion for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The goal of the study is to to determine if there is a benefit from an intravenous infusion of autologous (the child’s own) or unrelated donor cord blood to children with ASD.
This clinical trial offers hope for families affected with ASD, and over a dozen ViaCord families have requested access to their banked cord blood in order to participate in the clinical research trial. Read More
This Saturday, May 7th is the Boston March for Babies and we couldn’t be more excited to support the March of Dimes’ mission of helping women have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. ViaCord and PerkinElmer employees are gathering to join the three mile walk around Boston’s iconic Charles River and we’ll also be sponsoring a Superhero Tent where kids will sport capes and have fun running through a superhero inspired obstacle course!