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1. Stem Cells in the Umbilical Cord

​Burns CE, Zon LI. Portrait of a stem cell. Dev Cell. 2002;3:612–613.

2. References: Lifetime Probability of Stem Cell Transplant in USA: Nietfeld JJ, Pasquini MC, Logan, BR, Verter, F, Horowitz MM 2008; BBMT 14(3)316–322 doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2007.12.49

3. Cord Blood Approved Uses

4. Cure Search for Children’s Cancer: 2020 American Cancer

5. Society: Statistics 2020 Cerebral Palsy Organization:

6. Lifetime Probability of Stem Cell Transplant in USA Nietfeld JJ, Pasquini MC, Logan, BR, Verter, F, Horowitz MM 2008; BBMT 14(3)316–322 doi:10.1016/j.bbmt.2007.12.493


7. Autism Statistic 1 in 59 children have autism spectrum disorders is prevalence from CDC. See also Autism Speaks. To learn more about cord blood banking, visit Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation at


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9. Cerebral Palsy Statistic 2 per 1000 full term births is incidence rate from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Statistic 2.2% of premature births from van Haastert IC et al. Pediatrics 2011; 159(1):86-91 doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.12.053 Statistic 1 in 300 children ages 5-10 is prevalence from CDC. Sun, J et al. Transfusion Sept. 2010; 50(9):1980-1987 doi:10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02720.x Papadopoulos, K et al. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 2011; 29:17-22 doi:10.3233/RNN 20110572 Purandare C et al. Case Rep. Trans. 2012; Article ID825289, 6 pages doi:10.1155/2012/825289 Min K et al. Stem Cells 2013; 31(3):581-591 doi: 10.1002/stem.1304 Mancías-Guerra C et al. Cytotherapy 2014; 16(6):810-820 doi:10.1016/j.jcyt.2014.01.008 Wang X-D et al. Cytotherapy 2015; 17:224-231 doi:10.1016/j.jcyt.2014.09.010 Feng M et al. Stem Cells Int. 2015; 2015:325652 doi:10.1155/2015/325652 To learn more about cord blood banking, visit Parent's Guide to Cord Blood Foundation at

10. 2020 Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke

Association: Management of

Stroke in Neonates and Children: med/30686119

11. US Department of Health and Human Services. Minimally Manipulated, Unrelated Allogeneic Placental/Umbilical Cord Blood Intended for Hematopoietic Reconstitution for Specified Indications. US Food and Accessed May 17, 2012.

12. Type 1 Diabetes Statistic 1.7 per 1000 ages birth-19 is prevalence from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Haller MJ, et al. Diabetes Care 2011;34(12):2567-9. PMCID: PMC3220832 Yong Zhao, et al. BioMed Central Medicine 2012; 10:3 doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-3 Science Daily Report on diabetes reversal with the "Stem Cell Educator" containing allogeneic cord blood. 

13. Perlow JH. Patient's knowledge and understanding of umbilical cord blood banking. Journal of Reproductive Medicine. 2006;51(8):642-8.

14. Harris DT. Collection, processing and banking of umbilical cord blood for clinical use. The Journal of the Bellevue Obstetrical and Gynecological Society. 2002;18:13-21.

15. Sources of clinical trials were searches of, Chinese Clinical Trial Registry (ChiCTR), Japan University hospital Medical Information Network Clinical Trial Registry (UMIN-CTR), Japan Medical Association Clinical Trial Registry (JMA-CTR), Clinical Research Information Service from South Korea (CRiS), EU Clinical Trials Register (EudraCT), World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP), Netherlands Trial Register (NTR), Australian New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry (ANZCTR), Clinical Trials Registry-India (CTRI), German Clinical Trials Register (DRKS), and Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials (IRCT).


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