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World Cord Blood Day 2017 - Global Events and Free Virtual Conference in Logistics Blog

As the official sponsor of World Cord Blood Day 2017, we would like to cordially invite you to join us on November 15th to help promote cord blood awareness around the globe. The purpose of World Cord Blood Day is to educate expectant parents and health professionals about the current applications for this non-controversial source of stem cells and to highlight exciting research happening in this field of medicine. 

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Planning Your Supply Chain Logistics for Commercialization of Cell, Gene and Immunotherapies in Logistics Blog

With the astounding success of some of the new personalized medicine therapies in treating incurable diseases, the emphasis on research and development of cell, gene and immunotherapies is growing momentum. Some of the more promising cures for cancer are now in late-stage development, with two expected to be FDA approved by the end of 2017.

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Complexity and Time Sensitivity of Transporting Living Organ Donations in Logistics Blog

In 2012, a Good Samaritan kidney donation by a California man began a kidney chain, resulting in 30 donors giving their organs to 30 strangers on behalf of their loved ones. Read more...

April is a National Donate Life Month in Logistics Blog

Today 119,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States alone. Every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list; 22 people die each day waiting for an organ. Read more...

Quick Expands Global Healthcare Logistics Services to Transport New Immunotherapy and Personalized Medicine That Treat Cancer in Logistics Blog

Quick has expanded its specialized domestic and international personalized medicine logistics capabilities to meet the changing needs of the life science and healthcare communities. Read more...

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day in Logistics Blog

Every year, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day on June 14. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety and availability of blood and blood products for patients in need. Read more...

April is a National Donate Life Month in Logistics Blog

National Donate Life Month (NDLM) was instituted by Donate Life America and its partnering organizations in 2003. Celebrated in April each year, NDLM features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Read more...

Costa Rica Back in Business for Medical Research in Logistics Blog

After 4 years of prohibition, Laura Chinchilla, President of the Republic of Costa Rica, signed new legislation on April 22, 2014, which allows the private, academic and public sector to once again produce new drugs and medical devices--a breakthrough for the scientific community in the country. Read more...

Second Largest Kidney Swap in History: NKR and Quick International complete 56 Participant Swap in Logistics Blog

The National Kidney Registry (NKR), with the specialized logistics support of Quick International Courier, performed the second largest kidney swap in history, and the largest swap to be concluded in under forty days. The "chain" involved 56 participants, 19 transplant centers and completed approximately one year after NKR's largest swap which included 60 participants. Read more...

60 Lives, 30 Kidneys, All Linked - Quick Provides Transportation Logistics for The Largest Kidney Swap in the World in Logistics Blog

National Kidney Registry (NKR) and Quick International Courier orchestrated the world's largest kidney swap from living donors all across the U.S., coordinating over four months among 17 hospitals in 11 states. Quick has been a crucial link in the kidney exchange, providing transportation logistics.  Read more...