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  • Genetic
  • If you or your child carries the sickle cell gene, you'll likely be referred to a genetic counselor. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Umbilical cord blood from public registers is used especially for treating leukemia in children and adults or genetic disorders of blood formation and metabolism in child patients. (cordbloodcenter.com)
  • At California Cryobank, our stringent Donor Qualification Process (including genetic and infectious disease screening ) allow less than 1% of all applicants to make it into our program. (cryobank.com)
  • During this period, a PD must leave several semen and blood samples for laboratory testing and genetic screening . (cryobank.com)
  • A donor applicant is disqualified from participation in the donor program if there is a family history which indicates that his offspring may have a significantly increased risk for a birth defect or genetic condition, as compared to the general population risks. (cryobank.com)
  • potential donors
  • Since there is a higher chance of matching HLA antigens within families, it may be recommended that family members, and particularly siblings, be tested as potential donors. (wdxcyber.com)
  • Many potential donors present with less-than-adequate specimens. (cryobank.com)
  • tissue
  • A preliminary search can simply provide a glance at the potential cord blood units that may be suited to a given patient based on the individual's HLA tissue type. (wdxcyber.com)
  • The marquee event for The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation, the Red and White Ball , is Saturday, Oct. 3 in downtown San Antonio. (prweb.com)
  • The Red and White Ball, the annual marquee event of The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation , is coming up on Saturday, Oct. 3. (prweb.com)
  • GenCure, The Foundation, QualTex Laboratories and the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center are subsidiaries of San Antonio-based BioBridge Global. (prweb.com)
  • Our dedicated committees and volunteers have been working hard to guarantee the success of the ball," said Elizabeth Waltman, the executive director of The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation and the COO of the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. (prweb.com)
  • About The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation: In 2002, an initiative was begun to advocate and raise funds for the work of the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, primarily the Texas Cord Blood Bank (TCBB). (prweb.com)
  • This initiative became known as The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation. (prweb.com)
  • Its subsidiaries - the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, QualTex Laboratories, GenCure and The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation - provide products used in regenerative medicine treatment and research, including cellular therapies, umbilical cord blood and tissue services, as well as testing of blood and plasma products for clients in the United States and worldwide. (prweb.com)
  • BBG is an outgrowth of the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, which has a proud history of serving the South Texas region for more than 40 years. (prweb.com)
  • Using processed tissue and cell-based therapies, GenCure works to connect health care requirements with innovative solutions that best serve the needs of the global patient community. (prweb.com)
  • Some doctors using them to rebuild knees, rebuild wound tissue and blood vessels in the heart, using patient's own stem cells. (oneradionetwork.com)
  • Héma-Québec's competence in managing biological products such as blood and human tissue will ensure the safety of the product," Dr. De Serres specified. (hema-quebec.qc.ca)
  • When using cells from a donor, consistency in terms of tissue type (the HLA characteristics) is needed . (cordbloodcenter.com)
  • Hosted by RegMedNet, a London-based social media network for regenerative medicine professionals, the webinar will provide a first public discussion forum on the company's new AlphaSTEM technology for counting adult tissue stem cells for the first time. (prweb.com)
  • technology for counting adult tissue stem cells for the first time. (prweb.com)
  • Since the beginnings of stem cell biology in the 1950s, it has not been possible to count adult tissue stem cells. (prweb.com)
  • The problem stems from difficulty discovering biomarkers that recognize tissue stem cells, but not their more abundant relatives called committed progenitor cells. (prweb.com)
  • During the campaign, Director Sherley has posted discussions that describe how the ability to count adult tissue stem cells will transform a wide range of practices in stem cell research, regenerative medicine, drug development, and even environmental health science. (prweb.com)
  • In the RegMedNet audio interview, Sherley related the scientific history that culminated in the new AlphaSTEM technology for counting adult tissue stem cells. (prweb.com)
  • Asymmetrex's founder and director, James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D. is an internationally recognized expert on the unique properties of adult tissue stem cells. (prweb.com)
  • The company's patent portfolio contains biotechnologies that solve the two main technical problems - production and quantification - that have stood in the way of successful commercialization of human adult tissue stem cells for regenerative medicine and drug development. (prweb.com)
  • California Cryobank is currently following the FDA's recommendations to reduce the risk of Zika virus transmission by human cell and tissue products. (cryobank.com)
  • tissues
  • About GenCure: GenCure, a Texas nonprofit corporation, focuses on regenerative medicine and uses the power of human cells and tissues to inspire hope, enhance lives and enable clinical advancements. (prweb.com)
  • Stem cells may one day be used to make cells and tissues for therapy of many diseases. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Currently, Asymmetrex's focus is employing its technological advantages to develop facile methods for monitoring adult stem cell number and function in clinically important human tissues. (prweb.com)
  • clinical
  • Dr. Marx also pioneered the clinical applications of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein and stem cell use and was the first to identify what is now known worldwide as bisphosphonate induced osteonecrosis of the jaws. (oneradionetwork.com)
  • This research study is a Phase I clinical trial, which tests the safety of an investigational combination of IL-2 plus donor anti-inflammatory Treg cells and also tries to define the appropriate dose of the investigational combination of IL-2 plus donor anti-inflammatory Treg cells to use for further studies. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Own cord blood stem cells are also being used in clinical trials for the treatment of cerebral palsy, autism, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, acute burns and more. (cordbloodcenter.com)
  • Allogeneic (donated) cord blood stem cells recently became being used in clinical trials for medicine regenerative applications. (cordbloodcenter.com)