Expert meeting under the patronage of Ana Rukavina Foundation

Ana Rukavina Foundation, Croatian Society of hematology and transfusion medicine and Institute of clinical transfusiology of Zagreb Clinical Hospital will organize an expert meeting where they will discuss the importance of Umbilical blood bank existence, taking and storage of umbilical blood as well as possibility to apply umbilical blood mother cells in transplantation and regenerative medicine. Leading Croatian gynecologists were invited to this meeting besides experts in transfusiology and hematology.

Expert meeting will be held on Thursday, June 14th , 2007 in the premises of Croatian doctor’s home (address: Šubićeva 9, Zagreb), starting at 11:00.

11,00 – 11,10 Symposium opening, Ana Planinc- Peraica
11,10 – 11,20 Initiation, work and perspectives of Ana Rukavina Foundation, Antun Krešimir Buterin
11,20 – 11,40 Clinical application of umbilical blood mother cells, Mirando Mrsić
11,40 – 12,00 Umbilical blood banks, Branka Ćepulić- Golubić
12,00 – 12,20 Influence of umbilical blood taking technique on transplant quality, Gordan Zlopaša
12,20 – 12,40 Laboratory processing of umbilical blood, Ines Bojanić
12,40 – 13,00 Informed consent for umbilical blood donation, Sanja Mazić
13,50 – 14,00 Discussion

Contact person: Ana Bilić, GSM: 099/4873 562, e-mail:

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