Benefits of Cord Blood - Proven. Progress. Potential.

The blood within your newborn baby’s umbilical cord contains young stem cells that can renew themselves and become specialized cells that have the ability to help heal the body. Cord blood has been used in transplant medicine for thirty years and is now being used in regenerative medicine research. 

Cord Blood - Progress and Potential in Regenerative Medicine.

Areas of Potential Use: Autism and Cerebral Palsy

A powerful and promising science has emerged over the last few years. Regenerative Medicine (Regen Med) is the science of living cells being used to potentially regenerate or facilitate the repair of cells damaged by disease, genetics, injury or simply aging. Research is underway with the hope that cord blood stem cells may prove beneficial in young patients facing life-changing medical conditions once thought untreatable.

Cord Blood - Proven in Transplant Medicine

Areas of Potential Use: Cancers, Blood Disorders, Metabolic Disorders, Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, Immunodeficiencies

Cord blood has been used in transplant medicine for nearly 30 years to help patients in need of a stem cell transplant. Nearly 80 life-threatening diseases — from cancers to blood diseases to immune disorders — can use cord blood stem cells in treatment.2 Over 200 ViaCord families have used their banked cord blood in a transplant.1