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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....

Nov 19, 2013, 14:58 ET
New York Blood Center (NYBC) Chairman Howard P. Milstein (left) and NYBC President and CEO Christopher D. Hillyer, MD (right), with New York City Commissioner of the Department of Citywide Administrative Services Edna Wells Handy, at NYBC's 50th Anniversary gala at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan. The City of New York was an inaugural inductee into NYBC's "Hall of Fame."  PHOTO CREDIT: Chris Herder Photography.  (PRNewsFoto/New York Blood Center, Chris Herder Photography)

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...

Aug 15, 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....

Jul 29, 2013, 16:39 ET
NCBP Director Pablo Rubinstein, MD.  (PRNewsFoto/New York Blood Center)

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...

Jun 13, 2013, 18:51 ET
Dr. Laurie Glimcher.  (PRNewsFoto/New York Blood Center)

Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College, Joins New York Blood Center Board of Trustees

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Laurie H. Glimcher, MD, Dean of Weill...

Jun 13, 2013, 18:47 ET
Jennifer Jones Austin.  (PRNewsFoto/New York Blood Center)

Jennifer Jones Austin, Civic Leader and Executive, Joins New York Blood Center Board

 New York Blood Center (NYBC) announced today that Jennifer Jones Austin, CEO and Executive Director of the Federation of Protestant Welfare...