Aishwarya Rai Bachchan advocates stem cell banking

With over a lakh of children's stem cells banked in India, the private stem cell banking industry in India stands at Rs 200 crores, and is estimated to touch Rs 2700 crores by 2020, accounting for 17 percent iof world's market


LifeCell, announced the launch of world's most affordable stem cell banking company announced the launch of world's most affordable stem cell banking solution.

Umbilical cord blood stem cells have been used for over 25 years for more than 30,000 successful transplants world over. This announcement coincided with the global observance of the 25th anniversary year of stem cell treatments using umbilical cord blood. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a patron of Life Cell and goodwill ambassador for stem cell banking reinforced the value of stem cell banking on the occasion and stated this as the best gift parents can give for their child.

Mr Mayur Abhaya, Managing Director and CEO, LifeCell comented "At lifeCell, we understand the importance of educating expectant parents about the value of umbilical cord banking and are committed to reaching out to maximum number of families. We are proud to celebrate 25 lifesaving years of umbilical cord transplant globally by offering parents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bank their baby's cord blood at the most affordable prices."
Adding on the affordability issue Mr Abhaya stated "Realizing the need to curtail the price lifeCell has come up with a revised price for stem cell banking at just Rs 19,990. The annual storage fees is at a nominal fee of Rs 3,500 per year. Further we also have offered this price in installments with zero percent interest."

As a Patron of LifeCell and Goodwill Ambassador for stem Cell Banking, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said "It is a privilege to educate expectant parents on the significance of banking umbilical cord stem cells since it can secure your baby's future health against many serious medical conditions. Also advancing stem cell research would only increase the benefits."

At the time of Aaradhya's birth, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan opted for banking her daughter's stem cells with with LifeCell owing to its efficient facilities, trust and values. She added "The most important role in my LifeCell is a treasured gift that will stay with her for life and is an investment for her healthy future. LifeCell's dual storage, comprehensive insurance packages for total security and complete stem cell service solutions including research and therapy gives me confidence that is the world's most accredited stem cell bank."

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