Kiem Lab's Korashon Watts explores cord blood stem cell expansion; lauded by American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
May 21, 2012
| By Colleen Steelquist
Dr. Korashon Watts of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Clinical Research Division recently won an Excellence in Research award from the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy. Her abstract, focused on cord blood stem cell expansion, was selected as one of the top six submitted by a postdoctoral fellow or student for the ASGCT annual meeting in Philadelphia earlier this month.
Clinical Research Division study details first successful use of expanded umbilical-cord blood units and potential for increased donor matches
Jan. 18, 2010
| By Dean Forbes
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Dr. Colleen Delaney and fellow Clinical Research Division scientists have cleared a major technical hurdle to making umbilical cord blood transplants a more widely used method for treating leukemia and other blood cancers.