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    Mary M Herlihy MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentObstetrics and Gynecology
    AddressUMass Memorial Medical Center
    119 Belmont Street
    Worcester MA 01605
    Phone508-334-6255
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        Division Chief, General Obstetrics & Gynecology


        Director, UMass Memorial Medical Center/Mary Herlihy
        Lifeforce Cryobanks Intl.
        Umbilical Cord Blood Program

        The first of its kind in New England, the UMass Memorial Medical Center cord blood donation program offers potentially life-sustaining options for individuals with blood disorders.

        In partnership with Lifeforce Cryobanks International, Inc.,the medical center established the programto educate mothers about options for cord blood banking and to offer cord blood donation to Lifeforce Cryobanks' public bank. Since the program's inception, 13 cord units have been selected and sent for transplant.

        Read more aboutDr. Herlihy's efforts -Cord Blood Program



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        1. Herlihy MM, Delpapa EH. Obstetricians and their role in cord blood banking: promoting a public model. Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Apr; 121(4):851-5.
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        2. Brehm MA, Racki WJ, Leif J, Burzenski L, Hosur V, Wetmore A, Gott B, Herlihy M, Ignotz R, Dunn R, Shultz LD, Greiner DL. Engraftment of human HSCs in nonirradiated newborn NOD-scid IL2r? null mice is enhanced by transgenic expression of membrane-bound human SCF. Blood. 2012 Mar 22; 119(12):2778-88.
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        3. Brehm MA, Bortell R, Diiorio P, Leif J, Laning J, Cuthbert A, Yang C, Herlihy M, Burzenski L, Gott B, Foreman O, Powers AC, Greiner DL, Shultz LD. Human immune system development and rejection of human islet allografts in spontaneously diabetic NOD-Rag1null IL2rgammanull Ins2Akita mice. Diabetes. 2010 Sep; 59(9):2265-70.
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        4. Brehm MA, Cuthbert A, Yang C, Miller DM, DiIorio P, Laning J, Burzenski L, Gott B, Foreman O, Kavirayani A, Herlihy M, Rossini AA, Shultz LD, Greiner DL. Parameters for establishing humanized mouse models to study human immunity: analysis of human hematopoietic stem cell engraftment in three immunodeficient strains of mice bearing the IL2rgamma(null) mutation. Clin Immunol. 2010 Apr; 135(1):84-98.
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