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Jan 04, 2018, 12:50 ET Snowstorm Disrupts Area Supply Of Blood Platelets

Today's snowstorm forced the cancellation of all scheduled blood and platelet donation activity at New York Blood Center (NYBC). This has created an...


Dec 22, 2017, 09:31 ET New York Blood Center Urges Public to Donate Blood During the Holidays

New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking the public to donate blood at a nearby drive, NYBC center, or mobile unit to help replenish the community's...


Oct 16, 2017, 11:46 ET New York Blood Center's Dr. Mohandas Narla Awarded Program Project Grant by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Mohandas Narla, DSc, Vice President of Research at New York Blood Center (NYBC), has been awarded a $6.5M Program Project grant over five years...


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 Lindsley...


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 respiratory ...


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 on ...


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 the...


May 25, 2016, 02:25 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 study...


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 creation...


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 Society...


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 immune ...


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, 02:46 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 at the...


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 young...


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 hematopoietic...