National Blood Foundation Awards 2018 Early-Career Grants to Seven Researchers
AABB’s National Blood Foundation (NBF) announced today that it has awarded 2018 early-career scientific research grants to seven recipients.
Michael Murphy Installed as New President of AABB
AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) has installed Michael Murphy, MD, FRCP, FRCPath, FFPath, as its president for the 2018-2019 term.
Infectious Disease Rates Higher Among MSM Blood Donors Compared with Overall Blood Donor Population
The rate of infectious disease (ID) markers, such as those for HIV and hepatitis B and C viruses (HBV and HCV), in donated blood is higher for men who have sex with men (MSM) relative to blood donors overall.
Americans Urged to Donate Blood in Advance of Hurricane Florence
The AABB Interorganizational Task Force on Domestic Disasters and Acts of Terrorism is urging eligible blood donors in parts of the United States unaffected by the storm to make donation appointments as soon as possible and keep existing appointments.
Fresenius Kabi and AABB Celebrate 13th Annual Blood Collectors Week
Fresenius Kabi and AABB are celebrating Blood Collectors Week September 2-8, 2018.
AABB Announces 2018 Memorial Award Recipients
AABB is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Memorial Awards and Lectureships.
AABB Appoints Julia Zimmerman as Vice President, Membership, Meetings, Communications & Corporate Affairs
AABB is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Zimmerman as its Vice President, Membership, Meetings, Communications & Corporate Affairs.
National Blood Foundation Awarded Grant from Coastal Blood Foundation
The National Blood Foundation has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Coastal Blood Foundation to fund its early-career Scientific Research Grants Program.
AABB Now Offering Accreditation for Out-of-Hospital Transfusion Services
AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks) has recently unveiled a new accreditation offering for out-of-hospital transfusion services.
16th International Cord Blood Symposium Features Investigational Uses for Cord Blood Stem Cells
Umbilical cord blood (UCB) has offered hope to thousands of patients since the first successful transplant in 1988 to treat Fanconi anemia.
Blood Community Executives to Address Industry Challenges at Leadership Forum
AABB’s National Blood Foundation will convene executives in the fields of transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management to discuss the pertinent issues currently affecting the blood community at the upcoming NBF Leadership Forum.
AABB Names Debra BenAvram Chief Executive Officer
AABB, the leading organization representing the transfusion medicine and cellular therapy communities, announced today that it has appointed Debra BenAvram, FASAE, CAE, as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective June 1.