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Monday, April 20, 2009

Qatar's Cord Blood Bank

In our latest article Shabina writes about Qatar's ambitious plans for a Cord Blood Bank. This project aims to make the cord blood banking available to all Qatar residents by 2010 - possibly for free. The process involves storing stem cells from babies umbilical tissue. The Cord Blood Bank technology is being provided by Richard Branson's Virgin Health Bank, who also provided us with this image of a stell cell:

Stem Cell

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