NorthJersey.com / by Tonya Holman
May 10 2013
Reporter Tonya Holman highlighted Amanda Salazar’s umbilical cord blood transplant, which helped her overcome a rare genetic disorder called sickle cell beta thalassemia. Thanks to her transplant, the student at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey is now pursuing a career as a nursing practitioner in hematology. In the article, Dr. Ronald Walsh, chief medical officer at New Jersey Cord Blood Bank, noted the great need for diverse donors to join the Be The Match Registry.