Press Releases

  • FamilyCord Introduces FamilyCord Venezuela
    February 2014
    FamilyCord, a subsidiary of California Cryobank, now provides direct cord blood and cord tissue services to Venezuelan families and has assumed management of clients of Cordon de Vida, one of Venezuela's largest cord blood banks. FamilyCord has already been processing and storing Cordon de Vida's cord blood units at their state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles, California. Read More…
  • FamilyCord Introduces FamilyCord Spain
    September 2012
    FamilyCord, a subsidiary of California Cryobank, today announced the launch of FamilyCord Spain. FamilyCord Spain will allow patients of both private and public hospitals in Madrid, Andalucía and Castilla y León. Read More…
  • FamilyCord Introduces CordTissuePlus
    July 2011
    FamilyCord, one of the nation's leading cord blood banks, today announced their latest contribution to the advancement of the umbilical cord blood and tissue storage industry: CordTissuePlus. Read More…
  • FamilyCord and Hoag Hospital Team Up for Cord Blood Storage
    December 2010
    FamilyCord and Hoag Hospital announced a transfer agreement establishing FamilyCord as the cord blood storage provider for the Hoag Cancer Center and Cell Biology Lab. FamilyCord has successfully relocated all of Hoag Hospital's existing stored cord blood units to its state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles and will provide ongoing storage to the patients interested in preserving their cord blood stem cells. Read More…
  • FamilyCord Announces Asset Acquisition of Vista Cord
    April 2010
    FamilyCord announced the recent asset acquisition of Vista Cord, a regional cord blood bank primarily servicing the southern US states. In conjunction with the FDA and cryogenic transport experts, FamilyCord has successfully relocated all cord blood units to their state-of-the-art facility in Los Angeles, CA. Read More…
  • FamilyCord Unveils Safer and More Effective Cord Blood Collection Kit
    March 2010
    FamilyCord is leading the charge in the private cord blood banking industry for safer, more effective collection kits. FamilyCord's state-of-the-art collection kit is redefining the scientific standards for collection and transport employed by the cord blood banking industry. Read More…
  • Richard Jennings named President of FamilyCord
    August 2009
    California Cryobank, a worldwide leader in biotechnology services, has appointed Richard Jennings President of FamilyCord, the company's stem cell services division. Brought in as a consultant with FamilyCord in 2008, Jennings has helped the company redefine its strategic orientation and vision. As President, Jennings will assume responsibility for all stem cell operations, providing the leadership and strategic business focus for the company's continued growth. Read More…