CariCord Sponsors 13th International Cord Blood Symposium

CariCord Sponsors 13th International Cord Blood Symposium and its Executive Director Brian Freed, Ph.D., will speak on Public/Private Hybrid Cord Blood Banks.

Irvine, CA – May 28, 2015 – CariCord, Inc. announced today it is proud to be a supporting sponsor of the 13th International Cord Blood Symposium, June 11th-13th at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco.

Dr. Brian Freed, Executive Director of ClinImmune Labs, Cord Blood Bank Director of CariCord and Professor of Medicine and Immunology at University of Colorado, will kick off the conference Thursday morning speaking on the topic of public/private cord blood banks and other creative business models.

Dr. Freed will share his perspective on the changing landscape of the science, regulations, and economics of cord blood banking and the benefits and challenges of a hybrid model. He will discuss what private and public banks need to know before deciding whether and how to combine.

CariCord is honored to be a sponsor of the 13th International Cord Blood Symposium and, likewise, to have our laboratory director launching the conference with an informative talk on the hybrid model that CariCord embraces,” says Calvin Cole, President and CEO of CariCord, Inc. “This conference plays a crucial role in the future of cord blood medicine.”

The three-day, interactive symposium will feature the latest in cutting-edge research and enable attendees to interface with leading organizations showcasing latest innovations in the treatment of pediatric and adult patients using cord blood stem cells. The scientific program brings all of the umbilical cord blood related fields of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, banking, and regenerative medicine together in one place.

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About CariCord, Inc.

CariCord, is partners with the University of Colorado-owned ClinImmune Labs, offering consumers cord blood and cord tissue banking services utilizing the pharmaceutical-grade, FDA-licensed processing and storage practices and facilities at the University of Colorado. CariCord corporate offices and customer service are located in Irvine, CA, and the laboratory and repository are located at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz School of Medicine in Aurora, CO. For more information please visit