Focus on quality at Jeevan Stem Cell Bank

After setting out a 70:30 ratio for storing public and private cord blood units when it started collecting units in late 2008, the Chennai-based Jeevan Stem Cell Bank has today become a purely public cord blood bank. "We stopped collecting private cord blood units since 2012,” said Dr. Saranya Narayan, Medical Director of Jeevan Stem … Continue reading Focus on quality at Jeevan Stem Cell Bank

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Public cord blood banking scores a century

Published in The Hindu on August 20, 2009 The Jeevan Stem Cell Bank based in Chennai has crossed a major milestone. It has collected 114 cord blood units for public banking. This has been achieved in about eight months since the Bank started collecting the units. Jeevan Stem Cell Bank, a unit of Jeevan Blood … Continue reading Public cord blood banking scores a century

Public cord-blood banking becomes a reality in Chennai

Published in The Hindu on January 1, 2009   Public cord blood banking in India has got a great fillip after the Chennai based Jeevan Stem Cell Bank has been recently licensed to collect cord blood units for both public and private storage. “We have already collected 13 units for public storage,” said Dr. P. … Continue reading Public cord-blood banking becomes a reality in Chennai

Public stem cell bank: dump not, donate cord blood

The Jeevan Blood Bank, based in Chennai, plans to launch Jeevan Stem Cell Bank before the end of March. The accent is on public banking with 70 per cent of its initial capacity of 2,500 units earmarked for the said purpose. The main source of stem cells will be umbilical cord blood that is otherwise … Continue reading Public stem cell bank: dump not, donate cord blood