- By Valeria Arcila
- Posted 6/15/2016 3:25:00 PM
Over the past 30 years, Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg has earned acclaim and respect in the cord blood banking field. Her research has broken new ground, and she is regularly called on by other doctors and researchers from around the world to share her expertise. It's no wonder Dr. Kurtzberg's first foray into stem cell transplantations came with the first-ever umbilical cord blood transplant, in 1988.