The health and safety of the AABB community is our highest priority. The NBF is pleased to include our programming in a safe format as part of AABB’s Annual Meeting.
The AABB National Blood Foundation fuels innovative research in transfusion medicine and related biotherapies for the benefit of patients and donors. For almost 40 years, the NBF has provided critical funding to emerging researchers seeking future medical breakthroughs for patients across pediatrics, oncology, cardiology and transplantation.
Participate in an NBF event during the AABB Annual Meeting to help us support and honor researchers working to make a difference in the lives of patients and donors worldwide. All proceeds benefit the National Blood Foundation.
Registration for NBF's events begins May 25th.
All times are Eastern Time.
Friday, September 30
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
NBF’s Party with a Purpose is ideal for networking with colleagues or customers all while supporting a great cause and celebrating NBF’s impact. An NBF donation in 2022 is your ticket to attend this fun and informal social event. Details will be provided to donors prior to the AABB Annual Meeting.
October 1, 2, and 3
7:00 am - 8:30 am
Program agenda is TBA.
The NBF R&D Summit is a three-part series focused on forward-thinking research discussions that can impact the blood and biotherapies field. Executives, senior leadership, researchers and regulators throughout our community are invited to join us for the three-part series. Start your Saturday, Sunday and Monday with a stimulating research discussion prior to engaging in the meeting’s education sessions.
5K Run / 1-Mile Walk
In Person: Sunday, October 2 at 7:00am ET
Virtual: Saturday – Tuesday on your own time
Help drive innovative research and launch the careers of future leaders in transfusion medicine and biotherapies.
Join hundreds of exercise enthusiasts within the AABB community for the annual Run for Research in support of the National Blood Foundation’s mission. The Run for Research offers an exercise opportunity during the AABB Annual Meeting with several options for members to participate. Race your way or race with us!
Registration - $55 (includes a complimentary breakfast.)
*In-person to virtual event transfers accepted before September 15th.
Registration - $50
*Virtual to in-person event transfers accepted before September 15th. After September 15th, those registered for the virtual event CANNOT participate in the in-person event.
Registration - $25
Monday, October 3rd
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Program agenda is subject to change.
For almost four decades AABB’s National Blood Foundation has infused the transfusion medicine and biotherapies fields with innovative science and pioneering leaders. NBF-funded research helps shape the scientific footprint of AABB’s Annual Meeting. This premier scientific showcase brings that science into one program and features the research of a select group of experts who began their careers with NBF funding. AABB and NBF Board members, NBF committee members and prior grant recipients are invited to this exclusive program. The NBF Award for Innovative Research recipient and recently inducted Hall of Fame members will present updates on their research programs. Invitation Only
Use your invitation code to add this exclusive program to your Annual Meeting registration.