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Dec 10, 2015, 11:01 ET

NYBC Scientists Awarded Patents For Discoveries to Protect Our Blood Supply And Advance Vaccine Therapies

New York Blood Center (NYBC) is pleased to announce the award of several new patents in 2014/15, continuing its unique role as an independent,...

Oct 09, 2015, 11:03 ET

NYBC Laboratory Receives NIH Grant to Study Autoimmune Bleeding Disease

NYBC's Laboratory of Complement Biology at its Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute has received a significant federal grant to identify the...

Sep 29, 2015, 11:59 ET

New York Blood Center Announces New Collaboration to Foster Groundbreaking Advancements in Regenerative Medicine

New York Blood Center (NYBC) and the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation today announced a further expansion of their collaborative efforts to...

Sep 24, 2015, 12:50 ET

NYBC Laboratory Receives NIH Grant to Combat Anemia-Related Diseases

 NYBC's Erythropoiesis Laboratory at its Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute has received a significant federal grant to develop a more...

Sep 09, 2015, 11:20 ET

New York Blood Center and the New York Yankees Celebrate 20 Years of Partnership with Pre-Game Ceremony Honoring Student Blood Donors

The New York Yankees and New York Blood Center will celebrate twenty years of partnership at tonight's home plate ceremony shortly before the 7:05...

Aug 20, 2015, 10:27 ET

New York Blood Center Partners With UC Davis Health System To Produce More Viable Stem Cell Therapies

New York Blood Center (NYBC) today announced a new collaboration with the University of California, Davis, Health System to manufacture specialized...

Aug 18, 2015, 14:46 ET

Chilean Cord Blood Recipient Reunites With Team That Helped Save Her Life

 Catalina Infante Golowasch, a pediatric cord blood recipient, recently traveled from her home in Santiago, Chile, to visit the dedicated team...

Aug 10, 2015, 14:43 ET

More Than 2,000 Participated in One of the Largest Blood Drives in NYC

More than 2,000 donors and volunteers participated in the World Mission Society Church of God's "Mega Blood Drive 2015" in New York City on Sunday,...

Jul 31, 2015, 12:43 ET

New York Blood Center Aids 11-Year-Old Girl in Her Search for a Bone Marrow Match

 New York Blood Center has partnered with Be The Match, America's Bone Marrow Registry, to help find a bone marrow match for Jeralene Ares, a...

Mar 05, 2015, 10:15 ET

New York Blood Center's New Mobile App Helps Save Lives On the Go

New York Blood Center (NYBC) recently launched a new mobile app providing a convenient, user friendly platform for blood donors to find donation...

Oct 30, 2014, 11:02 ET

HEMACORD®, the First FDA-Licensed Stem Cell Product, Wins Prix Galien USA "Best Biotechnology Product" Award

The New York Blood Center's Milstein National Cord Blood Program (NCBP) is pleased to announce that HEMACORD®, the first FDA-licensed...

Sep 18, 2014, 11:42 ET

New York Blood Center's Laboratory of Viral Immunology Gets Support for Developing Vaccines and Therapeutics Against Emerging Viruses

NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to develop a mucosal universal influenza...

Sep 16, 2014, 11:33 ET

New York Blood Center Receives $2 Million in NIDA Funding to Develop HIV Self-Testing Intervention

 New York Blood Center's Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute (LFKRI) Laboratory of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a three-year,...

Sep 02, 2014, 15:14 ET

NYBC's Laboratory of Molecular Modeling and Drug Design Lauded for Efforts to Combat HIV

The cover story of the September 2014 edition of Chemical and Engineering News, titled "Aiming for HIV's Weak Spot," cites work by NYBC's Asim...

Aug 11, 2014, 12:41 ET

NYBC's Laboratory of Complement Biology Receives NIH Support to Study "Hyperactive Immune Cells in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease"

For patients with sickle cell disease (SCD), blood transfusions remain a cornerstone of treatment, with 60-90% of patients receiving red blood cell...

Aug 04, 2014, 10:27 ET

Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City's Combination with New York Blood Center Completed

Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC) and New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that the combination of the two entities has...

May 12, 2014, 15:07 ET

Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC) and New York Blood Center (NYBC) Join Forces

 Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC) and New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that they are combining their operations...

Apr 10, 2014, 20:58 ET

NYBC's 50th Anniversary Videos Win Gold

 New York Blood Center (NYBC) is proud to announce two "Golden Reels" and one "Silver Reel" Awards won at the 45th Media Communications...

Jan 27, 2014, 15:21 ET
Super Bowl Tickets Winner (and New York Blood Donor) Martha Fitzgerald.  (PRNewsFoto/New York Blood Center)

New York Blood Center Announces Ticket Winner From "The World's Biggest Huddle"

She's Going to the Super Bowl! New York Blood Center (NYBC) is wrapping up its eight-month partnership with the 2014 Super Bowl Host...

Jan 20, 2014, 10:36 ET

NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology Receives NIH Support to Develop a Vaccine against MERS

World Health Organization Says SARS-Like Illness "A Threat to the Entire World" NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology at its Lindsley F....