Latest Cryo-Cell International Developments

Advancements in stem cell treatments continue to be made at a rapid pace. Keeping up with those advancements is critical in the cord blood banking industry. We pride ourselves on continuing to be the cord blood banking industry leader. 

Cryo-Cell International is the world's first and most highly accredited cord blood bank. Through innovation and dedication to quality, Cryo-Cell International sets the highest standards. Cryo-Cell is a leader in cord blood research and holds more cord blood patents, through its research affiliate, than any other cord blood bank. Cryo-Cell International is the bank of choice for parents and physicians. Keep up with the latest Cryo-Cell News. 


Cord Blood Educator Michele Mesbah's Interview with Expecting Parents and Baby Expo

As part of National Cord Blood Awareness Month, Cord Blood Educator and R.N. Michele Mesbah spoke with Expecting Parents & Baby Expo to help inform expectant parents about the benefits of cord blood banking.

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Beyond Mom's Interview with Cord Blood Educator Marion Welch

Marion Welch, a cord blood educator and advocate since 1998 when cord blood banking was still in its infancy, shares with Beyond Mom how her support system has helped her achieve her dreams and much more.

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Cryo-Cell International’s New 5-Chamber Cord Blood Cryo-Bag Gives Parents Multiple Treatment Options

Cryo-Cell International has launched a new forward-looking, five-chamber cord blood freezer bag, which will give parents and doctors the opportunity to use the baby’s stored cord blood stem cells multiple times.

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Cryo-Cell Announces New Advanced Collection Kit

Following an in-depth study lasting more than two years, Cryo-Cell International is proud to announce the development of a new advanced kit for the collection and transportation of clients' cord blood and tissue. The new kit provides 30 times more protection from outside temperatures than other kits currently used in the cord blood–banking industry and features a new jostle-free, eco-friendly briefcase design that securely hold each component of the kit in place during transportation. It will continue to provide a heparin-free cord blood collection bag as recommended by the FDA and the necessary materials to store more testing samples for the future benefit of our families.

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ABC details Cryo-Cell's life-saving service

ABC television’s Tampa Bay affiliate came to tour Cryo-Cell International’s lab to learn first-hand about how umbilical cord blood stem cells are being used to treat a growing number of diseases and disorders in children and adults. “This is not a science fiction movie,” explains Laura Harris of ABC. The piece covered many of the benefits of cord blood banking in general as well as what makes Cryo-Cell International the world’s leading cord blood bank.

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Cryo-Cell is Awarded the Most Prestigious Quality Accreditation

Cryo-Cell International is the first U.S. (for private use only) cord blood bank to receive FACT accreditation for adhering to the most stringent cord blood quality standards set by any internationally recognized, independent accrediting organization. This accreditation applies to all services and facilities that were inspected by FACT.

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Cryo-Cell’s Advanced New Cord Blood Processing Method a Step Far Above Rest

Cryo-Cell International, Inc., the world’s first cord blood bank, announced today that parents are able to obtain better cord blood units for their babies through a new advanced processing technology. Cryo-Cell becomes the first nationwide private cord blood bank to license the new PrepaCyte CB technology from Pall Corporation.

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Cryo-Cell International Affiliate Earns Patent For Processing Umbilical Cord Blood For Therapeutic Use in Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases and Spinal Cord and Brain Injuries

A patent was awarded to Saneron CCEL Therapeutics, Inc. and the University of South Florida for a method of retrieval, incubation and transplantation of cells derived from umbilical cord blood, which can be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, MS and Alzheimer's as well as spinal cord and brain injuries.

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Cryo-Cell International Chief Scientific Officer Optimistic That an Effective Treatment May be Found for Disability that Affects 10,000 Children Annually.

Cryo-Cell International Chief Scientific Officer Linda L. Kelley, PhD, expressed optimism that an effective treatment for cerebral palsy (CP) using cord blood stem cells may be on the horizon. The first results of a Phase 2 study are the first to demonstrate efficacy using umbilical cord blood as therapy in a large, placebo-controlled, double-blind study.

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Second Stem Cell Expert from Harvard’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Joins Cryo-Cell International

Cryo-Cell International announced the appointment of Wayne Green, Ph.D., as director of flow cytometry.  Dr. Green is responsible for overseeing the highly specialized method for analyzing and sorting blood cells in Cryo-Cell’s state-of-the art laboratory.

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