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“We are dedicated to meeting the needs of researchers by providing a reliable and timely source of human-derived blood products”.


The Purity, Viability, and Quality You Need For Every Product

Get quality products you need,
when and where you need them

The Old Way

  • Spending too much time waiting for your fresh orders to be fulfilled?
  • Settling for cryopreserved products to meet your deadlines?
  • Struggling to find a reliable supplier?

If this sounds familiar, we know how difficult and frustrating it can be. But it doesn’t have to be that way! There is a better and fresher solution. StemExpress.

The StemExpress Way

StemExpress is your quick and nimble partner. We are dedicated to accelerating your research projects at life-changing speed to aid in the development of new treatments and even cures for patients worldwide.

  • No expedite scheduling fees: We always get your project scheduled as soon as possible.
  • Fresh and on time: Our products are shipped directly from our Stem Cell Collection Centers and labs straight to you. Bi-coastal locations mean you get the freshest products, no matter where you are.
  • Streamlined Workflow: There are no middlemen. Place your order and we manage the entire process from donor selection to shipping your item.

StemExpress is your premier biospecimen provider. What are you waiting for?

News & Events

  1. January 18, 2018

    StemExpress Exhibiting at the American Association of Cancer Research

    April 14th-18th

    StemExpress will be exhibiting at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting April 14th-18th in Chicago, IL. Stop by and see us.
  2. January 18, 2018

    StemExpress Exhibiting at Immunology (AAI)

    2018 May 4th-8th

    Join us in Austin for the leading annual all-immunology event worldwide! At IMMUNOLOGY 2018TM, you’ll hear from global leaders in immunology and talented early-career investigators alike—all discussing breakthroughs
  3. January 18, 2018

    StemExpress Exhibiting at Tri-con

    Feb. 11th-16th

    StemExpress will be exhibiting at the Molecular Med Tri-Con Conference in San Francisco, CA. Stop by and see us at Booth# 209.
  4. January 18, 2018

    Sacramento’s economy rebounds, but many workers struggle

    StemExpress was mentioned in The Sacramento Bee’s article “Sacramento’s economy rebounds, but many workers struggle” dated 18 April 2015. In significant ways, the Sacramento economy hasn’t really changed from the pre-recession era. Government remains a mainstay. Health care, which passed state government in 2003 as the region’s leading employer, continues to prosper, with the Affordable Care Act creating additional demand for nurses, clinical lab employees, X-ray technicians and others. Among the success stories is StemExpress, a 5-year-old Placerville company that provides human cells, bone marrow and other products to medical schools and drug companies. It ranked 363rd on Inc. magazine’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in America last year. Its 23-person staff is expected to surpass 40 by year’s end, Chief Executive Cate Dyer said. StemExpress is considering expanding into an El Dorado Hills laboratory recently vacated by a pharmaceutical company that consolidated operations in San Diego. The drug company’s move eliminated 50 jobs; StemExpress likely will hire a quarter of the laid-off workers. “We’ve been growing exponentially here for a while,” Dyer said.
    Read the full article here

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does StemExpress do?
  • Procures healthy and diseased human tissue and blood
  • Isolates cells
  • Processes whole blood (umbilical cord, adult peripheral, and maternal)
  • Cultures selected cell types
  • Isolates DNA and RNA
  • Conducts immunophenotyping using flow cytometry
How to thaw StemExpress primary cells for optimal viability?

Primary cells are very sensitive to many aspects of the thawing procedure, such as heat, DMSO, agitation, and high centripetal forces. Obtaining high viability after thawing human primary cells can be difficult if not performed quickly and with good laboratory techniques. At StemExpress, our laboratory technicians have years of experience handling and thawing frozen human primary cells and have designed a procedure that will help you obtain the highest viability of your cells. Click Thawing Protocol to access the protocol.

How does StemExpress process samples?

Under aseptic conditions in Class II, laminar-flow hoods.

Does StemExpress offer custom or specialty services?

Yes. StemExpress is happy to work with researchers to meet the specific needs of their work.

Where can StemExpress ship products?

All over the world. We have a variety of shipping methods to meet your needs. Please inquire for more information.

What kind of demographic information is attached to specimens?

StemExpress is serious about donor confidentiality, and we strictly observe HIPAA regulations. Personal identifying information is removed from all samples and replaced with a nonspecific numeric identifier.

If a study requires demographic information, we can provide researchers general identifiers like age, gender and a minimal health history.

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