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Company Overview of CBR Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

CBR Systems, Inc., also known as Cord Blood Registry Systems, operates a cord blood stem cell bank that serves families in the United States. It engages in the collection, processing, and long-term cryopreservation of newborn cord blood and tissue stem cell units that are founded in the umbilical cord blood of newborns. The company also provides educational resources for obstetricians, midwives, and hospitals; and contracted services for health insurance companies and HMOs. CBR Systems, Inc. was formerly known as Cord Blood Registry, Inc. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in San Bruno, California with a laboratory and storage facility in Tucson, Arizona.

1200 Bayhill Drive

3rd Floor

San Bruno, CA 94066

United States

Founded in 1992

Phone:

650-635-1420

Fax:

800-844-2202

Key Executives for CBR Systems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 42
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman
Co-Founder and Member of Scientific & Medical Advisory Board
Co-Founder and Vice President of Regulatory Affairs & Laboratory Operations
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

CBR Systems, Inc. Key Developments

CBR Systems, Inc. Presents at 2013 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa, Oct-14-2013 11:15 AM

CBR Systems, Inc. Presents at 2013 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa, Oct-14-2013 11:15 AM. Venue: Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, La Jolla Ballroom AB, 9700 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, United States.

CBR Systems, Inc. and Sutter Neuroscience Institute Launch First FDA-Approved Clinical Trial

Sutter Neuroscience Institute and CBR Systems, Inc. (CBR) are launching the first FDA-approved clinical trial to assess the use of a child's own cord blood stem cells to treat select patients with autism. This first-of-its-kind placebo controlled study will evaluate the ability of an infusion of cord blood stem cells to help improve language and behavior. The study is in conjunction with the Sutter Institute for Medical Research. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, autism spectrum disorders impact one in 88 children in the U.S., and one in 54 boys. The condition is thought to have multiple risk factors including genetic, environmental and immunological components. The study will enroll 30 children between the ages of two and seven, with a diagnosis of autism who meet the inclusion criteria for the study. Enrolled participants will receive two infusions-one of the child's own cord blood stem cells and one of a placebo-over the course of 13 months. Both the participants and the lead investigators will be blinded from knowing the content of each infusion. To ensure the highest quality and consistency in cord blood stem cell processing, storage and release for infusion, CBR is the only family stem cell bank providing units from clients for the study. A newborn's umbilical cord blood contains a unique population of stem cells that have been used for more than 20 years in medical practice to treat certain cancers, blood diseases and immune disorders. When patients undergo a stem cell transplant for these conditions, the stem cells effectively rebuild the blood and immune systems. The co-investigator of the study is Michael Carroll, M.D., medical director of the Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Hematological Malignancies Program at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.

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