SAN DIEGO (Nov. 20, 2014) -- The San Diego Blood Bank gears up once again for one of the longest running community events of the year. Chargers Drive XXXVI, presented by San Diego County Credit Union, is on Tuesday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the entertainment room opening at 10 a.m., at the Town & Country Convention Center in Mission Valley. Schedule your Chargers Drive appointment today! In addition to donating blood to save lives, attendees can meet Chargers players, enjoy entertainment and take advantage of free bone marrow registry testing. Since 1979, the drive has collected more than 73,000 pints of blood and helped 219,000 patients. Read the full article.
THE HUMAN ALTERNATIVE TO FBS The San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB) is pleased to introduce Clearsate, a high quality human platelet lysate. Clearsate is a human source of platelet-derived growth factors and is an alternative to fetal bovine serum (FBS), and the even more difficult to obtain AB serum. The Clearsate finished product is also tested for sterility. Clearsate is cleared of extracellular plasma proteins and antibodies, and is manufactured under cGMP process in an FDA regulated production laboratory Read the full article.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – November 6, 2014 – The San Diego Blood Bank, a nationally recognized blood bank and manufacturer of biological products, today announced that it is collaborating with the Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) to support clinical trial recruitment and enrollment and increase the biorepository collection of blood samples of healthy individuals. Read the full article.