Jump to Main Content


Eliane Gluckman

Eliane Gluckman, MD, PhD

Eliane Gluckman, MD, PhD, is well known for her important contributions to transplantation. She performed the first successful human umbilical cord blood transplant and, with colleague Hal Broxmeyer, PhD, successfully showed that unrelated cord blood could be used as a source of hematopoietic stem cells.

Dr. Gluckman is a founding member and former president of the European Group of Bone Marrow Transplantation. She is the founder and current president of EUROCORD, a clinical research group dedicated to the study of cord blood transplantation and innovative therapy in both malignant and non-malignant diseases. Dr. Gluckman’s research continues to focus on the transplantation of umbilical cord blood and congenital bone marrow failure.