UConn Health Researchers Working to Combat Blood Supply Shortages
UConn Health researchers are working to combat the nation’s blood supply
The Groundbreaking Innovation: Creating Blood Cells in an Incubator
The nation’s blood supply is always vulnerable to shortages but what if you could produce blood cells in an incubator – banking it for future use so it’s available to be transfused into patients whenever needed? In this Science in Seconds segment, Vanessa Scanlon, principal investigator in the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Skeletal Biology, explains how her lab is laying the foundation for just such a groundbreaking innovation.