Public Cord Blood Bank

Héma-Québec collects, processes, analyzes and stores umbilical cord blood. There are currently more than 10,000 units of cord blood in Héma-Québec’s Public Cord Blood Bank ready to be used. In addition to meeting local and national needs, it contributes to international efforts to find stem cells for patients awaiting a transplant.

The organizational structure of Héma-Québec’s Public Cord Blood Bank includes:

  • a stem cell laboratory responsible for the qualification, processing and cryopreservation of cord blood units;
  • a team dedicated to recruiting and screening mothers.

Héma-Québec’s cord blood collection program is active in the following partner hospitals:

  • St. Mary’s Hospital Center
  • CHU Sainte-Justine Mother and Child University Hospital Center
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
  • CHU de Québec (mother-child centre)
  • Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé de Laval
  • Centre hospitalier de LaSalle
  • Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal
  • Lakeshore General Hospital 

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