Scientific Advisory Board

Colleen Delaney, MD, MSc is an Associate Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) Clinical Research Division and an Associate Professor at the University of Washington in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She is an attending physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), and she established and is the Director of the Cord Blood Transplant Program at the FHCRC/SCCA. The primary focus of the Delaney Lab is the development and clinical translation of methodologies for the ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. In particular, the lab is investigating methods for the ex vivo expansion of cord blood stem and progenitor cells with the goal of improving outcomes for patients undergoing cord blood transplantation.