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Recent News Articles

City hosts blood and marrow registry drive in honor of mother who recently lost battle with leukemia
May 10, 2019
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The City of Sandy Oaks is hosting a blood and marrow registry drive with GenCure and the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center (STBTC), subsidiaries of San Antonio nonprofit BioBridge Global.

Night of charity to raise awareness for lifesaving marrow donations
May 9, 2019
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GenCure, a subsidiary of nonprofit BioBridge Global, is hosting a superhero-themed trivia night at the Cherrity Bar to raise awareness about lifesaving marrow and stem cell donations.

May 6, 2019
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BioBridge Global  has added two new members to its Regenerative Medicine Advisory Board, a group composed of industry leaders with a wide range of scientific, product development and business experience brought together to support the organization’s continued growth in regenerative medicine

BioBridge Global provides a range of products and services in regenerative medicine, including human cells and tissue, testing, and biomanufacturing and clinical services, through its three operating entities: GenCure, QualTex Laboratories and the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center.

The new members of the BioBridge Global Regenerative Medicine Advisory Board are:

Community blood center thanks donors ahead of summer blood shortages
May 1, 2019
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Donors who give blood or platelets in the month of May will receive H-E-B gift cards from the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC), a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, as a thank-you gift for helping the center prepare for blood shortages in summer, when high schools are out for break and donations decrease by 20 percent.

Donors who give blood in May will receive a $10 H-E-B gift card. Because of critical shortages of type-O blood and platelets, these donors will receive a $20 H-E-B gift card.

The reason donors who give platelets and type-O blood are so vital is O blood is most often used by hospitals for emergency surgeries. Platelets only have a shelf life of five days and are used to help treat cancer patients as well as aid trauma patients to stop bleeding. 

UT Austin student’s personal journey leads to potentially lifesaving stem cell transplant
April 26, 2019

In an effort to find cures for patients with blood cancers like leukemia, Texas 4000 is hosting a marrow registry drive at the University of Texas at Austin April 29- May 1 at the Speedway Mall and West Mall Office Building.

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