Facility & Certifications



Our Facility

We have 6 state of the art cryo-preservation storage tanks, which are capable of maintaining 40,000 umbilical cord blood stem cell units. Using liquid nitrogen vapors, these tanks are continuously monitored both visually and electronically to ensure the temperature is maintained at or below -150°C., at all times.

We have an extensive disaster recovery plan in place that includes an on-site generator to maintain electrical power and a liquid nitrogen storage tank capable of maintaining a 7-day supply to our storage units.  We are a priority facility for the local power company when it comes to power restoration.  It is important to note that the liquid nitrogen tanks themselves do not require electrical power to maintain safe storage of the cord blood units.

We have the capacity to process 24 cord blood units, simultaneously. Our facility has 450 sq. ft., designated as ISO-7 (Class 10,000) laboratory space and 120 sq. ft. ISO-6 (Class 1000) research space allowing expansion of our alternative stem cell source process development programs.

Quality

Every step from enrollment to cryopreservation of a cord blood stem cell unit is part of Cord For Life® Quality Management System. Our procedures are specifically designed to ensure that quality standards are consistently being achieved throughout the production process.

Our Total Quality Management (TQM) protocol functions on the concept that the quality of products and processes is the responsibility of everyone who is involved in the products or services offered at Cord For Life®.

Credentials

Our facility is AABB accredited and FDA registered.  We are fully compliant with all regulations for cord blood processing and storage.   Our lab technicians are trained and certified for cord blood processing.


LATEST ARTICLES


August 27, 2020

The results of a Phase I study published in Stem Cell Translational Medicine suggest that it is safe and feasible to infuse stem cells from banked umbilical cord blood into adults following an acute ischemic stroke. This research paves the way for additional studies into the efficacy of umbilical cord blood in treating stroke patients. […]

August 6, 2020

The human umbilical cord is being increasingly recognized by the medical community for its potential in regenerative medicine and cellular therapies. Once discarded as medical waste, the umbilical cord contains valuable stem cells that are now at the forefront of medical research.  Cord blood derived Hematopoietic  Stem Cells (HSCS) are currently approved by the FDA and being used to treat over 80 diseases and cord tissue derived therapies have been approved in the […]

June 5, 2020

If you’re considering storing stem cells from your newborn’s cord blood, you only have one opportunity to do so – immediately after your child is born. You may be asking how to choose the right cord blood bank to entrust your valuable stem cells to for the next 20 years.  But it can be confusing, […]

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