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Cord Blood Registry is the world's largest cord blood company. Founded in 1992, the company is headquartered in San Bruno, CA, and has a lab in Tucson, AZ.

  • Fully accredited: Cord Blood Registry is fully FDA registered and AABB accredited, which means that it's recognized by leading organizations as having excellent business practices and standards.
  • Company laboratory: The company owns their own 80,000 square foot laboratory in Tucson, AZ, and they're capable of running their own processing and testing.
  • Forward-thinking company: Cord Blood Registry is working on clinical trials with the FDA to use stem cells to treat diseases, including autism, hearing loss, Cerebral Palsy and pediatric stroke.
  • Fast transport time: The transport time to get cord blood to Cord Blood Registry is extremely fast, averaging about 19 hours.
  • High cell recovery rate: To date, the company has the highest cell recovery rate ever published, which is near 99 percent.
  • Best for Families with a history of diseases, families who have just had a baby and families with an ailing member.

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Cord Blood Registry
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1200 Bayhill Drive, 3rd Floor
San Bruno
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United States