Because African-Americans have a greater variation of HLA types, it is estimated that three times as many African-American donors are needed to equal a Caucasian's chance of obtaining a suitable match, according to the National Cord Blood program The next step for researchers is to determine why the stem cell transplant self-donation and relative-donation rates differ between Caucasians and African-Americans.
What does NCBP stand for?
NCBP stands for National Cord Blood Program
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We have 8 other meanings of NCBP in our Acronym Attic
- North Carolina Board of Pharmacy
- Nevada County Board of Realtors (California)
- Newnan Coweta Board of Realtors (Georgia)
- National Certification Board of Occupational Therapists
- North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy
- North Carolina Board of Transportation (North Carolina Department of Transportation)
- National Center for Boundless Playgrounds
- National Centre for Birds of Prey (UK)
- National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines (est. 1990)
- National Conference of Bar Presidents (Chicago, IL; est. 1950)
- Neutrophil Cobalamin Binding Protein (inflammation)
- North Country Business Products (Bemidji, MN)
- Novel Cap-Binding Protein (plant biology)
- National Community-based Paralegal Association (South Africa)
- National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (Gaithersburg, MD)
- National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
- North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Durham, NC)
- National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly (journal; Philadelphia, PA)
- National Centre for Biomolecular Research (Czech Republic)
- National Child Benefit Reinvestment (Canada)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Pablo Rubinstein, director of New York Blood Center's National Cord Blood Program, in a press release.
Anderson Cord Blood Bank Houston, TX - $3,001,248; The Carolinas Cord Blood Bank at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC - $3,000,126; The Milstein National Cord Blood Program at the New York Blood Center, New York, NY - $3,000,050; StemCyte, Ind.
Legislation creating a national cord blood program with federal funding was signed into law by President Bush on Dec.