The Power and Vulnerability of Armenian Genetics

Due to the unique genetic make-up of Armenians, it was nearly impossible to find suitable matches among existing international registers for bone marrow or stem cell transplantation. That is no longer the case. Through the vision of Dr. Frieda Jordan, the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry was established in Armenia. Dr. Jordan spoke to CivilNet’s Maria Titizian about the potential of advancing medical procedures in the country.