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No Longer Just Hematologic Malignancies

August 4, 2018 Connect Planning Team 0

“In the early years, cord blood therapies treated primarily hematologic malignancies. Today it’s that, but also the treatment and cure of many other diseases,” said Filippo Milano, MD, PhD, vice chair of the scientific planning committee for the Cord Blood Connect […]

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Abstracts Address Technical Topics

July 19, 2018 Connect Planning Team 0

Microbial contaminations before and after cryopreservation is the topic of an abstract that provides insights into the effects of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and cryopreservation in units with positive sterility, says Sharon Miller, MT(ASCP), CHS(ABHI), of the University of Colorado Cord […]

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Learn Together as a Team

July 5, 2018 Connect Planning Team 0

Your cord blood bank team can benefit greatly by experiencing Cord Blood Connect together, says the chair of the technical education and training sessions. “There’s nothing like being in an environment of like-minded women and men, learning from one another about […]

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President’s Session

June 22, 2018 Connect Planning Team 0

Among the highlights of the Cord Blood Connect international congress will be the President’s Plenary Session. Contemporary ethical and regulatory issues in cord blood and perinatal tissue banking and therapies has been chosen by President Joanne Kurtzberg as the topic for […]

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Late-Breaking Abstracts

June 19, 2018 Connect Planning Team 0

Abstracts reporting late-breaking research are being accepted through July 9 for the Cord Blood Connect international congress. Although the primary deadline for abstracts has passed, investigators and others who have new or updated results can submit abstracts in any of six […]