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ViaCord recently had the honor of teaming up with Trueheart Events and many other fabulous organizations to benefit the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. On Saturday, June 2, 2012, over one hundred deserving children and their families from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Children’s Rare Disease Network attended The Wonderland Suite, an Alice & Wonderland themed event where there were many fun activities, giving celebrities, live entertainment and delicious food.
ViaCord hosted the Children’s Accessories Lounge: a place where stars and children were able to work with the ViaCord style team to make beaded bracelets, adorn themselves with feathered hair Continue reading
Over the past two decades the science of cord blood stem cell medicine has made incredible progress. To think in1988 only one condition was treatable using cord blood stem cells, and today they can be used in the treatment of nearly 80 life-threatening diseases. Moreover, cord blood stems cells have already been used to help treat and give hope to nearly 25,000 patients around the globe. 1
Advancing uses for cord blood stem cells is just the beginning. Today, families can also collect and save stem cells from the surrounding umbilical cord tissue+– an option ViaCord is proud to offer expecting families. These tissue-derived stem cells have “regenerating” properties and laboratory research in the last few years has demonstrated their potential to treat additional diseases like Parkinson’s 2, stroke 3, & type 1 diabetes.4