Cord Blood Banking Payment, Fees, and Charges in 2017. How much would you have to pay if you want to store your baby’s cord blood in a cord blood bank or storage center? In our post on Texas Stem Cell cord blood storage, we mentioned that Texas Stem Cell or TSC charges a one-time fee of anywhere from $1,600 to $4,500.
What about other cord blood banking services, how much do they charge? Back in 2010, private cord storage initial fees ranged from $2,000 to $3,000 according to ABC News. In addition, aside from said initial fee, you gotta pay an additional fee of around $100 per year for storage.
Texas Stem Cell Cord Blood Banking. If you are looking for a place to store to store your newborn’s umbilical cord blood, vessel tissue, and placenta you might want to check out the Texas Stem Cell in west Houston in Texas.
How much would you have to pay for the storage services? According to the Houston Chronicle, the cost for private storage is between $1,600 to $4,500.
Stem Cell for Heart Disease: Will Synthetic Stem Cells Be Effective? Will synthetic stem cells be the answer to heart disease? A research project by Dr. Ke Cheng of the North Carolina State University (NCSU) suggests that going synthetic just might be an effective treatment for damaged heart cells.
So what exactly is this synthetic stem cell? According to a recent NCSU press release, it is called cell-mimicking microparticle (CMMP). It is fabricated by combining poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) or PLGA with growth factor proteins harvested from cultured human cardiac stem cells.