Learn more about the experimental process Colorado researchers are using to grow cord blood stem cells in a lab, with the hopes of making them more suitable for transplant in adults.

Cord blood stem cells are used to treat nearly 80 diseases and disorders today, including leukemias, lymphomas, and anemias. They are used in two primary types of stem cell treatments … read more.

Until about 20 years ago, umbilical cord blood was discarded as medical waste after a baby’s birth. Watch this video to learn how scientists made a remarkable discovery about the treatment potential these small specimens held.

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