Autism Clinical Trials

ICYMI – New Autism & Cord Blood Clinical Trial Results are out.

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

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Go Blue For Autism

With April being the first full month of spring, we start to say goodbye to the winter weather and hello to the brighter and warmer months.   Along with growth and renewal, April also represents something else – World Autism Month. Read More

A Look Back at 2016

A Look Back at 2016: A Year of Continued Progress and Hope.

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.

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Autism and Cord Blood - A Phase II Clinical Research Trial Is Underway

Autism & Cord Blood Stem Cells:
Phase II Research Study Underway

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

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ViaCord Joins March of Dimes Boston Walk
Teaming Up to Fight Premature Births

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!

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Win Free Cord Blood Banking with the #ViaCordbumpie Photo Contest!

Pregnancy is such an exciting time for many reasons.  From picking out nursery colors to stocking up on baby bottles, there is a ton to do to prepare for your new baby, but there also is a ton to celebrate! Read More