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America's Blood Supply Crisis

NY Blood Center and The Dr. Oz Show Raise Awareness of National Blood Shortage With #JUSTMYTYPE Challenge

Can you help? Join the #JustMyType Challenge and give blood! We had the opportunity to join Dr. Mehmet Oz and discuss the need for blood, the ongoing nation shortage, and what you can do to help!


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YES! You can donate if you got the COVID-19 vaccine

In most cases, there is no deferral period for blood donation after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.

NYBCe Stories

NYBC Discovers Highly Potent Small Molecules With the Power to Fight COVID-19

NYBC investigators discovered a set of novel small-molecule pancoronavirus fusion inhibitors.

NYBCe Distinguished Scientist Dr. Narla Elected to ASH Leadership

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders...

NHLBI Awards $2.5 Million Grant to Dr. Larry Luchsinger to Study HSC Function

The grant will be used to complete a five-year research project...

Dr. Connie Westhoff Receives ASH E. Donnall Thomas Lecture and Prize

Congratulations to Connie Westhoff, PhD, NYBCe Executive Scientific Director, Immunohematology...

Project ACHIEVE Antibody Mediated Prevention (AMP) Study

Recent results of the AMP trials showed the feasibility of blocking HIV with bimonthly infusions of broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibodies.

NYBC Analysis Indicates All Three FDA-Approved Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19 Variants

According to existing research, the vaccines create enough antibodies to fight the disease

NYBC Announces Plans for Center East, a State-of-the-Art Facility for Life Science Innovation

The new building will anchor and grow NYC’s life science ecosystem

NYBCe Statement on Updated FDA Guidance

We are very pleased to acknowledge the revised FDA guidelines addressing the urgent need for blood during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emotional Meeting of Plasma Recipient & His Donors

Fox 5 Good Day NY's recent segment highlighted the lifesaving power of convalescent plasma donation for critical COVID-19 patients.

New York Times Article Features New Convalescent Plasma Therapy Study

Study shows the potential of plasma infusions to help save the lives of critically ill COVID-19 patients.

NYBC Awarded $15.6M Grant on Sickle Cell Transfusion Research

The grant will fund research into the impact of transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease and how to improve transfusion management.

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