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15 Dec, 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...


29 Nov, 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...


15 Nov, 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...


30 Aug, 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...


17 Aug, 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...


02 Aug, 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...


25 May, 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...


24 Feb, 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...


19 Feb, 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...


10 Dec, 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,...


09 Oct, 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...


29 Sep, 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...


09 Sep, 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...


30 Oct, 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...


18 Sep, 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...


16 Sep, 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,...


02 Sep, 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...


11 Aug, 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...


04 Aug, 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...


12 May, 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...


27 Jan, 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...


20 Jan, 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....


19 Nov, 2013, 14:58 ET New York Blood Center Kicks Off 50th Anniversary with Gala, Scientific Symposium

 At a gala event Monday evening, Rafaello Carone, 12, took the stage at the Waldorf Astoria dressed to the nines in a neatly pressed suit and...


15 Aug, 2013, 09:56 ET NYBC's Laboratory of Viral Immunology Acknowledged for Leadership in Developing 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....


29 Jul, 2013, 16:39 ET HEMACORD®, the First FDA-Licensed Stem Cell Product, Nominated for Prix Galien USA "Best Biotechnology Product" Award

 The New York Blood Center's Milstein Cord Blood Program is proud to acknowledge the nomination of its first-in-class hematopoietic stem cell...