• genetic
  • Pairing with prenatal/ neonatal/maternal health services has a few examples such as Natera, a leader in genetic testing, launched its EverCord Cord Blood & Tissue Banking Service and ViaCord's launched its Newborn Genetic Screening. (thealphareporter.com)
  • cell
  • Recently, there has been several changes in the cord blood industry with a few key trends such as diversification of storage services, partnering with prenatal or neonatal or maternal health services, industry consolidation through acquisitions, and focus on cord blood cell expansion. (thealphareporter.com)
  • The policy of the American Academy of Pediatrics states that "private storage of cord blood as 'biological insurance' is unwise" unless there is a family member with a current or potential need to undergo a stem cell transplantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cord blood stem cells are blood cell progenitors which can form red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. (wikipedia.org)