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Big Give

The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation is back to participate in The Big Give. Mark your calendar for Sept. 23 and help us reach this year’s goal of $50,000 to support our lifesaving mission. Gifts during the 24 day of giving are eligible for incentives such as match minutes. Can't make the event? No problem! Early […]

Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa

Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad

The Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa is the sector’s foremost annual conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry to advance cutting-edge research into cures. BioBridge Global is a sponsor at this conference.

American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) Annual Meeting

Atlanta, GA Atlanta

The American Associations of Tissue Banks (AATB) is a professional, non-profit, scientific and educational organization. QualTex is an exhibitor at the conference and is a member of the organization.

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) Annual Meeting

Anaheim, CA Anaheim

The American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) annual meeting is where attendees learn about new research and network with like minded professionals from around the world. BioBridge Global is a sponsor at the conference and QualTex is an exhibitor.

Kendra Scott Gives Back

Shop for good with Kendra Scott in support of the Blood & Tissue Foundation. Join us in-store at Kendra Scott Quarry Village on Tuesday, October 19 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to shop the latest designs & enjoy complimentary sips & sweets! 20% of your purchase supports local patients when you mention Blood & Tissue Foundation at checkout. Can’t make it […]

2021 Red & White Ball

The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio

The 2021 Red and White Ball will support the buildout of a new donor room and equipment to improve the donor experience and expand blood collection opportunities in the high-growth area on San Antonio’s far north side.

Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) – Plasma Protein Forum

The Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) is a dynamic trade association that represents a unique sector of the biologics and biotechnology industry. QualTex exhibits at the Forum and hosts meetings at the International Plasma Protein Congress (IPPC) at a different international city each year. QualTex is also in The Source Magazine for PPTA.

About Us

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For more than 45 years, the nonprofit South Texas Blood & Tissue Center has focused on a critical purpose: to save and improve lives.

Inspired by a group of physicians, our organization was formed to provide blood to the South Texas region – ensuring a safe and adequate blood supply through proper testing, storage and distribution to hospitals. This essential service allows front-line workers to focus on the direct care of patients, with confidence that this lifesaving resource will be there when it’s needed most.

But we didn’t stop there. Over the years, we’ve evolved as the needs of our patients and hospitals have changed, driven to save lives in as many ways as possible.

We couldn’t do this without donors like you. We understand that the gift of donation is a personal, powerful choice that has the potential to touch a life. Today, we offer many ways to make a difference that include:

Our team has also expanded its programs, partnering with leaders within the healthcare industry to develop a wide range of therapies. We’ve recently developed programs to collect and distribute COVID-19 convalescent plasma, as well as improve trauma care.