Patient Gets First Lab-Grown Blood Transfusion EverJamie Condliffe11/11/11 11:20amFiled to: MedicineBloodResearch74EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkEver worried what would happen if we ran out of blood in hospitals? Fear no more! Because the first patient ever has been given lab-grown blood—and survived.Earlier this week we told you about scientists who have managed the miracle of turning rice into blood. Now, a team from the Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, have made blood from bone marrow stem cells. And actually injected it into someone.