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AABB > Programs & Services > National Blood Foundation > NBF Events at the 2013 AABB Annual Meeting in Denver

NBF Events at the 2013 AABB Annual Meeting in Denver 

NBF 17th Annual Golf Tournament & Challenge Cup
NBF 15th Annual Run for Research

NBF Grant Recipients' Lecture and Luncheon
Jack Latham Memorial Award for Innovative Research

NBF Reception
Dale A. Smith Memorial Award

NBF 17th Annual Golf Tournament & Challenge Cup


This year's annual NBF golf tournament was held on Friday, October 11, 2013 at Fossil Trace Golf Club.

Winners of the 2013 NBF Golf Tournament


1st Place and Winner the Challenge Cup: Team Terumo BCT
Bart Adriance
Mark Foster
Michael Gendreau
Tom Johnson



2nd Place: Team Fenwal, A Fresenius Kabi Company
Kevin Herde
Vikram Karnani
Marc Pearce
Tom Schneider



3rd Place: Team Blood Centers of America
Bill Block
Gregg Boothe
Tim Bryant
Mike Parejko


 

Closest to the Pin:
Male: Kevin Belanger
Female: Joan Manning

Longest Drive:
Male: Kevin Herde
Female: Joan Manning

Putting Contest:
Bill Block

The event would not have been a success without our supporters:

  • Awards Reception: American Red Cross, Blood Systems, Inc.
  • Putting Contest: Immucor Inc.
  • Hole‐in‐One Supporter: Blood Centers of America, Inc.

NBF 15th Annual Run for Research

The NBF Run for Research was held on Sunday, October 13, 6:45am MT, at the Cherry Creek Bike Path, within walking distance from the Colorado Convention Center.

NBF Run for Research results.


Joris Diels had the fast time for the men. Elizabeth Jaben finished first for the women.

Our Run for Research Supporters:

  • Roche Diagnostics

NBF Grant Recipients' Lecture and Luncheon

The annual NBF Grants Lecture & Luncheon honored three outstanding NBF grant recipients.

Chance John C. Luckey, MD, PhD, Associate Medical Director, Joint Program in Transfusion Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, a 2009 grant recipient, discussed his ongoing research in the field of transfusion medicine and cellular therapies and the scientific development that has come from his NBF funded research . Presentation titled: "Cytokine Control of Cell Fate Decisions".

William J. Janssen, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health, a 2013 grant recipient, discussed his recently funded research project. Presentation titled: "Endothelial Glycocalyx Degradation as a Risk Factor for TRALI".

Jill Storry, PhD, Docent / Assoc. Professor, KIT / Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Labmedicin Skåne / University and Regional Laboratories, a 2006 grant recipient, discussed her recent accomplishment in the field transfusion medicine and cellular therapies that started with her NBF funded research. Presentation titled: "Elucidation of the Vel Blood Group Antigen".


James Zimring, MD, PhD, NBF Grants Review Committee Chair;
Chance John C. Luckey, MD, PhD; William J. Janssen, MD; Jill Storry, PhD.

The Jack Latham Memorial Award for Innovative Research (formerly the David B. Pall Prize for Innovative Research) was awarded at the Grants Luncheon.

Recipient is selected by the National Blood Foundation (NBF) Scientific Grants Review Committee with formal approval by the NBF Board of Trustees. This award (formerly known as the David B. Pall Prize for Innovative Research) was established in 2013 to honor Haemonetics Corporation's founder, whose lifetime research transformed the practice of blood processing. This award recognizes a scientist whose original research resulted in an important contribution to the body of scientific knowledge in transfusion medicine or cellular therapies. Recipient will receive a $10,000 honorarium.

The 2013 Jack Latham Memorial Award Recipient is Chance John Luckey, MD, PhD.

NBF Reception - Other NBF Awards Given Out at the Annual Meeting

Dale A. Smith Memorial Award

Recipient Selected by the National Blood Foundation (NBF) Scientific Grants Review Committee with Formal Approval by the NBF Board of Trustees. This award created in 2002 and funded by Fenwal, A Fresenius Kabi Company honors Dale A. Smith, a long-time Baxter Healthcare executive who was responsible for establishing the Fenwal Division of Baxter. This award will be presented to an individual or institution to recognize groundbreaking work performed in the application of technology to the practice of transfusion medicine or cellular therapies. Recipient will receive a $7,500 honorarium. (The Dale A. Smith Memorial Award is presented annually.)

Dean Gregory, MBA, from Fenwal presented this year's Dale A. Smith award to one deserving researcher at the NBF Reception on Monday evening October 14th.


David Lewis, PhD and Dean Gregory, MBA.

William Yeoward Victoria Award

At the NBF Reception it is tradition that the out-going Immediate Past President of AABB give an award to the incoming Immediate Past President. This year, Dr. Darrell Triulzi gave the William Yeoward Victoria bowl to Dr. Susan Stramer.


Jim Covert, NBF Board of Trustees Vice Chair, Dr. Susan Stramer and Dr. Darrell Triulzi.

Terumo BCT surprises NBF with an award of its own!


Mr. Tom Jordan, Dr. Susan Stramer and Ms. Miriam A. Markowitz.

The National Blood Foundation wishes to thank all who participated in our events at this year's Annual Meeting. See you in Philly in 2014!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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