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Jun 25, 2017, 18:00 ET New York Blood Center Declares Blood Emergency

New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at an NYBC donor center or...


Jun 19, 2017, 15:18 ET $3.6 Million NIH Grant Awarded to NYBC Scientist for Research on River Blindness Vaccine

New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that researcher Dr. Sara Lustigman, Head of Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology at NYBC's Lindsley F....


Jun 13, 2017, 10:26 ET New York Blood Center Announces New Trustees

New York Blood Center (NYBC), a nonprofit, community-based healthcare organization that serves more than 40 million people throughout the country...


Dec 15, 2016, 11:15 ET NYBC Scientist Makes Groundbreaking Discoveries on the Parasite that causes River Blindness Disease

New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that researcher Dr. Sara Lustigman, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology at NYBC's...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:02 ET NYBC Scientists Partner In New Discovery for Development of MERS Vaccines

New York Blood Center (NYBC) today announced groundbreaking findings toward the development of vaccines for the prevention of Middle East...


Nov 15, 2016, 11:21 ET Penn Nursing and New York Blood Center Receive NIMH Grant to Create a HIV Prevention Program for Women

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and New York Blood Center (NYBC), in partnership with local community consulting...


Aug 30, 2016, 12:46 ET New York Blood Center (NYBC) Announces Testing For Zika Virus To Help Ensure Safe And Secure Blood Supply

New York Blood Center (NYBC), a nonprofit community blood center dedicated to saving lives through the provision of safe and secure blood-related...


Aug 17, 2016, 11:29 ET New York Blood Center Joins Global Call for Lifesaving Blood Donations with "Missing Type" Campaign

New York Blood Center has joined blood donor organizations across 21 countries in the Missing Type campaign, which seeks to focus public attention...


Aug 02, 2016, 12:58 ET Innovative Blood Resources and New York Blood Center Join Forces in Lifesaving Mission

 Innovative Blood Resources (IBR) and New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that they are combining their operations to create one of...


May 25, 2016, 14:25 ET NYBC's Laboratory of Complement Biology Receives NIH Grant to Study "Mechanisms Controlling Transfusion-Associated Antibody Responses in Sickle Cell Disease"

The New York Blood Center's Laboratory of Complement Biology has received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to...


Feb 24, 2016, 10:29 ET New Innovative National Center for Blood Group Genomics Created by the New York Blood Center (NYBC) in Kansas City, MO

 New York Blood Center (NYBC), along with its partner organization Community Blood Center of Greater Kansas City (CBC), today announced the...


Feb 19, 2016, 12:18 ET Stem Cell Research Pioneer Honored for Service to Patients and Families

Pablo Rubinstein, MD, Co-Founder and Director of the National Cord Blood Program at New York Blood Center, will be honored with the  American...


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 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...


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...


Jan 27, 2014, 15:21 ET 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....