Aug 02, 2013
By Michael Kramer
A medical breakthrough close to home.
Researchers at Hamilton’s McMaster University say a discovery they’ve made could lead to more available bone transplants.
Scientists have found that the highest quality blood stem cells can be found in a certain part of the bone.
Researchers compare these stem cells to “elite athletes” and say the findings could lead to more efficient collection of the cells for bone marrow transplants.