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Qatar to get cord-blood bank, thanks to Virgin's Branson

DOHA, QATAR—Futuristic health technologies often first benefit patients in the U.S. and Europe. Now an ambitious plan backed by high-flying entrepreneur Richard Branson to start a national public-private cord blood bank in the Arab emirate of Qatar might help to ensure that the evolving science of regenerative medicine will also be able to find applications quickly within the Middle East.

March 17, 2009 — John Rennie
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine