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Cord Blood Units for Research

Umbilical cord blood units are made available for research studies intended to improve patient outcomes, as stated in the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, Public Law 109-129, and the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2010, Public Law 111-264.

Cord blood banks providing cord blood units for research vary in their requirements regarding use for studies and cost of the units. Most banks will ship units anywhere within the United States.

To acquire cord blood units for pre-clinical or clinical research, contact one of these banks, which are listed alphabetically by state.

Children's Hospital of Orange County
E-mail: anourani@choc.org
Telephone: (714) 509-3343 Fax: (714) 509-4277

San Diego Blood Bank
E-mail: rtressler@sandiegobloodbank.org
Telephone: (619) 400-8320 Fax: (619) 296-5271

StemCyte, Inc.
E-mail: cbuforresearch@stemcyte.com
Telephone: (626) 646-2500 Fax: (626) 430-5797

The Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program (UCBCP)
Email: UCBCP@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
Telephone: (toll-free)844-734-cord (2673) (direct) 916-703-9316

University of Colorado Cord Blood Bank, ClinImmune Labs
Email: sabine.stockinger@ucdenver.edu
Telephone: (303) 724-1247

Cryo-cell 
Email: PBResearch@cryo-cell.com
Telephone: (813) 749-2189

Cord For Life
E-mail: DHudspeth@CordForLife.com
Telephone: (407) 834-8333  Fax: (407) 331-3965

LifeCord
Email: tfmoss@lifesouth.org
Telephone: (352) 224-1785
E-mail: lchernandez@lifesouth.org
Telephone: (352) 224-1737

The Institute For Transfusion Medicine
E-mail: mwiegal@itxm.org
Telephone: (412) 209-7479 Fax: (412) 209-7408

J.P. McCarthy Cord Stem Cell Bank at the Karmanos Cancer Institute
E-mail: dorrs@karmanos.org
Telephone: (313) 576-8863  Fax: (313) 576-8766

St.Louis Cord Blood Bank
E-mail: research@slcbb.org
Telephone: (314) 268-2700 ext 6313  Fax: (314) 268-4089

New Jersey Cord Blood Bank
E-mail: JKing@cbsblood.org

New York Blood Center National Cord Blood Program
E-mail: ncbp@nybloodcenter.org

Carolinas Cord Blood Bank at Duke University Medical Center
E-mail: ana.valverde@duke.edu
Telephone: (919) 668-1119  Fax: (919) 668-1183

Cleveland Cord Blood Center
E-mail: info@clevelandcordblood.org
Telephone: (216) 896-0360  Fax: (216) 896-0320

GenCure Cord Blood Center, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global
E-mail sarah.champlin@gencure.org
Phone: (855) 326-5764 Ext 1690

Bloodworks Northwest
E-mail: cordblood@bloodworksnw.org
Telephone: (206) 292-2535

For cord blood units for non-clinical, research use, please use the following:

GenCure Cord Blood Center, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global
E-mail sarah.champlin@gencure.org
Phone: (855) 326-5764 Ext 1690

Featured Resource

Cord blood specimens for non-clinical scientific research studies are also available through the Cord Blood Transplantation (COBLT) Study, funded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Umbilical cord blood specimens in the NHLBI Repository

Research Studies: Cord Blood Clinical Trials

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