Cord Blood Stem Cells Can Now be Stored in India

by Medindia Content Team on  July 12, 2006 at 8:20 AM Genetics & Stem Cells News   - G J E 4
Cord Blood Stem Cells Can Now be Stored in India
Worried about suffering from terminal disorders, here is a cure for you. Store cord blood stem cells at the time of the birth of your child to ensure a speedy recovery for your family.

Cryobanks International today announced the launch of the first cord blood stem cell in India which will store the cells for posterity.

"Umblical cord blood contains millions of stem cells that can be used in many ways to treat several disorders, including leukemia, anemia, heart disorders and neurological diseases," Naresh Trehan, an advisor to Cryobanks International (India), told reporters here.

The cord blood cell bank has been set up at Gurgaon where cells would be kept in state-of-the-art nitrogen vapour tanks at -190 degrees Celsius for long term storage.

The cells have widely recognised as a safe, effective and a preferable altenative to bone marrow transplant, Dwight Brunoehler, President and Founder of Cryobanks International said.

The cord blood has to be collected after the birth of a child. It can be obtained painlessly and risk free by inserting a needle into the umblical vein after cleansing the umblical cord.

The cells could be stored at the cryobank for a fee of about Rs 60,000 for a period of 21 years. The cells can be retrieved anytime from the bank to treat disorders.

The cells can also be donated to the bank, in which case they would be used for research purposes.

Cryobanks' Indian operations is a joint venture with the RJ Corp, promoted by Ravi Jaipuria.

Source:PTI News

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Does Crayobank has any leagal representative here in Dubai/UAE.May I get the contact details with best RegardS, Sabu Jose
SabuJose Tuesday, October 5, 2010
DILIPGONDALIYA Sunday, March 21, 2010
kindly let me know the address of cryo bank international in madurai(tamilnadu)

yogith Thursday, October 8, 2009
Kindly confirm the actual banking price is it Rs60000 as written in Goole or 75000 as told by cryobanks people.
rajjain Thursday, August 13, 2009
Kindly let me know the address of Cryo Bank International in Bangalore(Karnataka)

shafi Wednesday, February 4, 2009
My due date is 4th april n yesterday only we collected the kit from cryobank. bangalore contact no. is 9611167471, 9611167474, 9611167475. Pls mail me at if you are going with cryobank so that I can get the referral benefit.
guest Sunday, March 1, 2009
I would like to know the stem cell bank address, cost and the contacts. If possible please give me the one close to Coimbatore - Tamilnadu.
K.Senthil Friday, November 21, 2008
I would like to know what are the charges for storing the cord blood stem cells and what are the various plans for payments.
guest Friday, September 12, 2008
National non-profit general public stem cell society to bring awareness for stem cell technology by integrating doctors, patients, legal people, researchers, busines people & general public.
guest Tuesday, August 12, 2008
i have to know about in india which are the stem cell bank and what are the rate and if i am in vadodara,gujarat there are some service are available in India
guest Thursday, August 7, 2008
pl let me know the address of Cryobank International India in gurgoan
guest Thursday, June 26, 2008

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