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Laboratory-grown blood cells: Transfusion of the future

Other related topics:  Blood Disorders Blood Stem Cells Research

A group of blood researchers, led by Dr Cedric Ghevaert from the Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, are exploring new ways to produce red blood cells and platelets from stem cells in the laboratory. These cells have the potential to revolutionise transfusion medicine, but what questions do the public and blood donors have for the scientists behind this pioneering work? Watch here for the answers.

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