We get a lot of questions about banking umbilical cord blood (UCB). Below, we answer some frequently asked questions on the different options that are available. If you’d like more information on UCB, why it’s collected, and stem cells, you can read our blog post from September 2016.
Pictured: Dr. Harold Burkhart and team perform surgery on a pediatric patient with HLHS at The Children's Hospital at OU Medicine.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) and The Children’s Hospital at OU Medicine [...]
The Innovative Minds Partnering to Advance Curative Therapies (IMPACT) Program will hold its sixth annual IMPACT Symposium this Saturday, April 6 in Eau Claire, WI. The Eau Claire Mayo Clinic Health System and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire are excited to host the first event at the IMPACT [...]
In mid-March, an HLHS mom delivered her baby at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the umbilical cord blood (UCB) was collected and prepared for shipment. An inpatient nurse from the Maternal Fetal Care Unit called for pick-up, but there was a problem. That day, Colorado was experiencing a rare, record-setting [...]
Mark your calendars for the Feel the Beat 2019! The seventh annual event will be held this year on Saturday, October 12th in Rochester, Minnesota.
This exciting event is a great way to meet other families in the congenital heart defect world and will allow you to connect with doctors and [...]