Southern Cord acquired by California Cryobank

LOS ANGELES,  — California Cryobank  announced the recent acquisition of HudsonAlpha associate company Southern Cord Inc.

“Southern Cord was founded in 2010, primarily to educate the public on the importance of cord blood banking and provide affordable banking options for many growing families,” said Chakri Deverapalli, President and CEO. Southern Cord is the first cord blood bank based in Alabama with headquarters located in the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville.

California Cryobank has been a leading cellular therapies company since 1977. Its subsidiary, FamilyCord, has been a global leader in cord blood and tissue services for more than 18 years. The company has an “A+” rating with the Better Business Bureau and is operated by nationally renowned physicians, including a stem cell transplant physician. California Cryobank and FamilyCord have extensive experience in clinical laboratory management, cord blood banking and frozen tissue storage.

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