Terumo BCT is proud to support scientific and clinical research and foster innovation in blood safety practices.
Through the Blood Safety Innovation Award, Terumo BCT awards $100,000 to one recipient or smaller grants (totaling up to $100,000) to multiple recipients. This program is designed to encourage novel scientific ideas, best practices, standards and tools.
Donald Brooks, PhD and co-investigator Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, PhD will use the 2013 grant to investigate the prevention of bacterial growth and the shelf-life extension of transfusable platelets.
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