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Celebrating 20 Years of Cord Blood Banking at Future Health Biobank

Published on: 03 May 2022

This May, Future Health celebrates its 20th anniversary and has outgrown its small unit to comprise six subsidiaries in Europe and a global reach of 94 countries.

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The Pioneering Women Behind Cord Blood Banking

Published on: 11th February 2022

Increasing equality for women in science goes hand-in-hand with the development of the field of stem cell research and cord blood banking.

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Cord Blood Banking, Storing, & Disposing Options for Parents

Published on: 7th February 2022

In 2022, it is relatively easy to donate or store cord blood. There are public and private cord blood banks operating in most parts of the world, offering the processing and storage of several types of stem cells.

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Future Health Speaks with @Thehonestmidwife

Published on: 4th August 2021

On Thursday 24th June 2021, Louise, also known on social media as @thehonestmidwife took to Instagram and hosted a live stream with Kaylee Lawrenson, the UK Sales and Marketing manager for Future Health.

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The world’s largest tooth stem cell bank

Published on: 9th December 2020

This week brings an exciting new chapter to our 18-year history as we complete our official acquisition of the BioEden group, in the process becoming the world’s first and largest tooth stem cell bank.

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The importance of knowing your baby’s blood type

Published on: 21st July 2020

A mother and father’s genes play a significant role in their baby’s development; from growth in the womb, to blood type.

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Infographic: 10 Interesting Umbilical Cord Facts

Published on: 20th March 2020

This Mother's Day, we're celebrating the unrivaled bond between mother and baby with some interesting (and maybe unexpected) facts about the umbilical cord.

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5 reasons why families bank their children’s tooth stem cells

Published on: 9th December 2019

Here at Future Health Biobank, we speak to thousands of parents about the benefits of banking their child’s stem cells.

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Future Health Biobank is on The One Show!

Published on: 25th September 2019

The episode aired on 24th September and sees The One Show delve into the topic of cord blood banking

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Will Brexit impact Future Health Biobank?

Published on: 27th September 2019

In light of the UK’s expected withdrawal from the European Union on 1st November 2019, we would like to share how this would impact Future Health Biobank and how we will continue to deliver our services to the highest standards.

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Future Health releases stem cell sample to treat cerebral palsy

Published on: 18th September 2019

A three-year-old girl has received treatment for cerebral palsy (CP), using her baby brother’s cord blood stem cells.

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New partnership: Future Health and Bundle

Published on: 22nd May 2019

We are delighted to announce a new partnership with Bundle, the London-based antenatal class specialists.

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Infographic: How to choose a cord blood bank

Published on: 3rd May 2019

When choosing the right cord blood bank for you, it's important get a complete picture.

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FHBB supports research into tooth dentine regeneration

Published on: 9th April 2019

Scientists at Future Health Biobank have provided samples of umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), to aid pioneering research into the regeneration of tooth dentine and bone.

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Prenatal testing: lifting the lid on 22q deletion syndrome

Published on: 29th November 2018

A recent BBC article has shone a spotlight on the “massively misdiagnosed” 22q deletion syndrome.

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Delayed cord clamping and stem cell banking

Published on: 27th June 2018

As more and more research highlights the benefits of delayed cord clamping, it’s understandable that umbilical cord blood stem cell banking raises many questions for parents-to-be.

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Infographic: Timeline of Cord Blood Stem Cell Research

Published on: 25th May 2018

Umbilical cord blood has been used as part of stem cell research for over 50 years.

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Four important reasons to store volume reduced cord blood

Published on: 26th January 2018

Since the first cord blood samples were stored, scientists have removed the plasma and red blood cells before freezing (cryopreserving) the cord blood sample. This is known as volume reduced storage.

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World Cord Blood Day 2017 – Cord Blood Banking Facts

Published on: 16th November 2017

Useful facts and stats about cord blood banking, to raise awareness of World Cord Blood Day.

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Partnership with Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

Published on: 15th November 2017

Future Health Biobank is proud to be working in partnership with the prestigious Kensington Wing at the Chelsea & Westminster Hospital.

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Officially one of the world’s most accredited stem cell banks

Published on: 13th September 2016

Having recently been awarded the prestigious AABB accreditation, we have surpassed many other stem cell banks in terms of delivering to the highest quality standards.

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