Age Major Factor in Stem Cell Transplantation Success

Age Major Factor in Stem Cell Transplantation Success

In HLA-matched transplants, younger donor age was the only factor reliably associated with patient survival. Other secondary selection characteristics included sex, ethnicity, the presence of cytomegalovirus and non-HLA and HLA genetic factors. Several factors are believed to inhibit the proper functioning of stem cells as the donor ages, making the young stem cells in cord blood a beneficial source when HLA-matching is equal.

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Founded in 1989, Cryo-Cell is the world's first family cord blood bank.  More than 500,000 parents from 87 countries have entrusted Cryo-Cell (and our affiliates) with their baby’s cord blood collections.  Since inception, 100% of our clients’ collections have been successfully viable upon thaw, a statement that no other cord blood bank has made. Cryo-Cell's services include umbilical cord blood and cord tissue banking. Cryo-Cell's industry leading, state-of-the-art laboratory and storage facility are situated adjacent to its corporate headquarters. This proximity allows our executives to directly oversee the daily operation of the most secured, efficient, and technically advanced facility.