Tag: "banking" at biology news
Cord blood may preserve insulin levels in children with type 1 diabetes
...ince there are a lot more people out there who are banking
cord blood than there were five years ago, we felt...A decade ago less than 1 percent of Americans were banking
cord blood; today, that figure has grown to about 4 percent and is rising, Haller said. Cord blood i...
Stem cell licensing deal positions Toronto as world leader in technology
...y to Stem Cell Authority Ltd. for family stem cell banking
in the U.S. The licensing fees and annual minimum royalties will exceed $20-million (Cdn) over the next four years. The technology originated at the University of Toronto and has been offered to the public in Canada since March 2007 through a licensi...
Blood's clotting cells harbor 'ticking time bombs,' finding may help extend blood supply
...ld make a lot of difference for clinical and blood banking
practice, Huang said. In the United States alone, approximately 12 million units of platelets are transfused each year, primarily in patients undergoing treatment for cancer, the researchers said. Patients who are administered chemotherapy drugs of...
Cord Blood Registry achieves industry-leading stem cell recovery with new automation technology
...of quality and innovation in the family cord blood banking
industry," said Moore. "CBR is pleased to partner with GE Healthcare and ThermoGenesis on creating a cell processing system that sets the standard for others to follow." ...
First FDA clearance of sterile field cord blood collection bag
...ts to the new collection bag for family cord blood banking
and expects to introduce it as part of its ViaCord collection kit. The new sterile field bag will give families and their health care providers the ability to more safely and easily collect umbilical cord blood from newborns, even when born by cesar...
Truly informed consent must include talking about future fertility, warn experts
...r post-pubertal males diagnosed with cancer, sperm banking
is a relatively straightforward procedure with high success rates, both in supplying the sample and ensuring the patient can have their own children later in life Recent studies have shown that the majority of boys aged from 12 onwards were able to p...
Wetland banking yields low return on urban interests
...nds Newsletter. The practice of wetland mitigation banking
evolved from state and federal efforts to eliminat...party entity to do it for them. Wetland mitigation banking
is a variation of third-party, off-site mitigation, which allows a developer to purchase "credits" f...
Kereos presents at AAAS, discusses nanotech-based disease diagnosis and treatment
...s held life science venture capital and investment banking
positions. Both Beardsley and Kereos Vice President of Biology Allen Nickols, Ph.D., are available for media interviews throughout the AAAS Annual Meeting. Nickols previously served as Director of Pharmacology and Science Fellow at Pfizer Global Re...
Pall tells FDA panel about blood filtering technology
...al in order to enable quality control in the blood banking
process. A surrogate marker is required since concentrations of infectious prion in blood are too low to measure using currently available methods. After review of a number of potential markers, the studies validated that reduction of a plasma prot...
Pall systems play key role in landmark NIH study on cord blood
...nformation to the transplant community, cord blood banking
community and patients and families who rely on st...ts are also used by the booming private cord blood banking
industry, where pregnant women can arrange to store their own newborn's cord blood in case a family ...
Report proposes structure for national network of cord blood stem cell banks
...ng Center to manage daily operations of cord blood banking
and allocation nationwide, says the congressionall...ture we are recommending for a national cord blood banking
program would assure that patients receive high-quality therapeutic cells in the most timely, ethica...
New cyber security protocol for online banking, and more
...mised. The protocol also holds promise as on-line banking
becomes more prevalent. In one scenario, criminals...lging passwords. CUSTOMER: Hello bank. I know my banking
password. If you really are my bank, then you already know my password. I don't trust you and you do...
New stem cell source could boost bone marrow success
...have to use them," says Stanford. "We were already banking
our son's cord blood cells so why not bank his HUCPV cells? The data in this study just got better and better and we were too impressed by this source of stem cells not to take advantage of this biological insurance." According to Davies, the next s...
Scientists raise concerns about second wave of 'mad cow' prion infection
...symposium held last night at the annual AABB blood banking
conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The symposium was sponsored by Pall Corporation (NYSE: PLL), the global leader in filtration technology. Citing two confirmed cases in the UK, where vCJD was transmitted via blood transfusions from donors who were ...