From managing the cancellation of more than 1,000 blood drives to making an extraordinary donation happen in the middle of a Texas winter storm, the center persevered in providing medical advances and therapies that save and enhance lives through the healing power of human cells and tissue.
Although the advanced therapies industry is not new, no harmonised testing standards are currently available to align the industry.
The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center needs an additional 200 blood donations a day to keep up with the region’s growing needs for transfusions.
All-star trio has given 372 gallons through the years at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center – and they’re still donating.
Multiple generations of Barbara Olsen’s family witnessed a rolling tribute to her on March 12 with the dedication of the Homer Olsen Family bloodmobile for the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center.
Patients across South Texas are needing blood transfusions at record levels, while donations have dropped in the last week because of spring break.
South Texas’ blood supply not yet recovered from winter storm disaster While South Texans have stepped up by the thousands to donate blood since last week’s winter weather, patient needs
The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center will extend operating hours at its seven donor rooms beginning Friday as the weather improves in an attempt to make up more than 2,800 donations lost this week because of the severe winter weather.