Cord blood stem cells are full of potential.
Today, cord blood stem cells can be used to treat over 80 life-threatening diseases. Emerging research is expanding the list of diseases and conditions that may be treatable with cord blood, including autism, cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury. Imagine what may be treated in the next 20 years! Learn More
Thinking about saving your baby's cord blood and cord tissue? Join the thousands of Canadians who have banked their baby’s precious umbilical cord stem cells to ensure their children or family members will have an opportunity to benefit from potential medical treatments today or in the future. Learn More
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During a routine check-up at age two, Devon’s family received the news every parent dreads; that their child is sick.When the doctor listened to Devon’s heart, it was clear that something wasn’t right. After a series of tests, the results were rushed to McMaster’s Children’s Hospital for analysis. Due to his extremely low platelet count, Devon was in dire need of a platelet transfusion. Learn More
Autism can now be added to the list of diseases that might be treated with cord blood. In the summer of 2014, Dr. Kurtzberg initiated a trial to investigate the safety of a single intravenous infusion of autologous (self) cord blood into children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Learn More
Now that you’ve made the excellent decision to bank your baby’s cord blood or cord tissue, there are a few crucial questions to ask before you choose a bank. In this post, we’ve highlighted some of the tough cord blood questions to get answers to before you make your final choice. Learn More
Meet the children and families whose lives were changed forever because the cord blood stem cells they banked with Insception Lifebank were available. Learn More
Over 30,000 cord blood stem cell transplants have been performed to date.7