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Americord Donates To Stem Cell Research

Friday, July 22, 2016 Genetics & Stem Cells News J E 4
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NEW YORK, July 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Americord, the fastest growing cord blood bank in the country, and a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue, and placenta tissue banking, is expanding its National Cord Blood Awareness Month campaign.

As part of #bankonbaby, the company will donate $100 towards stem research for every newborn's umbilical cord tissue or mother's placenta tissue banked in the month of July.

"This donation is an investment in a healthier tomorrow for all generations to come," commented Alysha Bullock, Marketing Coordinator for Americord. "It reflects our commitment to stem cell science and our dedication to building awareness."

To learn more about how to participate in the #bankonbaby campaign, visit www.americordblood.com.  

About Americord Registry ("Americord")

Americord Registry is a leader in the advancement of umbilical cord blood, cord tissue and placenta tissue banking. Americord collects, processes, and stores newborn stem cells from umbilical cord blood for future medical or therapeutic use, including the treatment of more than 80 blood diseases such as sickle cell anemia and leukemia. Founded in 2008, Americord is registered with the FDA and operates in all 50 states. The company's laboratory is CLIA Certified, accredited by the AABB and complies with all federal and state guidelines and applicable licenses. Americord is headquartered in New York, NY. For more information, visit www.americordblood.com.

Press contact: Hannah Touby | hannah@americordblood.com | 866­503­6005

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/americord-donates-to-stem-cell-research-300302768.html

SOURCE Americord Registry

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