Umbilical cord blood transplantation: the first 25 years…

News stories of successful cord blood treatments bring hope to many, and people are often amazed with how far science has come and continues to go.

"Umbilical cord blood transplantation: the first 25 years and beyond" by Karen K. Ballen, Eliane Gluckman, and Hal E. Broxmeyer, discusses the progress of umbilical cord blood transplants, from the inital discoveries and limitations to the current progress and continued enhancement of this source of stem cells for future uses and treatments of a variety of disorders and diseases.

Read the full article online:Journal of the American Society of Hematology