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Fast facts: Banking on blood saves lives.

Fast facts: Banking on blood saves lives.

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.


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