News

Gencure, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, offers a variety of ways for you to stay connected with us. You can read our latest press releases or the Annual Reports. Visit the Events Page to find out what’s coming up. You can watch a video clip from a newscast, view past events in the Photo Gallery or read industry news. For the social media enthusiast, the BioBridge family is known as “Connect for Life,” and can be found on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn and YouTube. Also, visit our blog here.

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Recent News Articles

August 13, 2019

GenCure is on track to launch a facility that will support development of therapies that could save thousands of lives every year, the organization’s chief operating officer told members of The Blood & Tissue Center Foundation board of directors on Monday, Aug. 12.

Click here to see a video of the presentation.

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.

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.

Family celebrates autistic teenage son’s life and legacy during National Donate Life Month
April 15, 2019
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For the Marez family, National Donate Life Month in April is a celebration of the life of Jacob Marez, and the lifesaving gifts he gave following his passing in 2016.

Jacob, who was 16 years old when he passed away, had high-functioning autism and was non-verbal. Although he did not speak, he made an impact on anyone he met in life. His mother, Jennifer Marez, wanted him to continue making a difference and decided to donate Jacob’s cornea and tissue.

For the past 21 years, local nurse gives blood, platelets, stem cells, in effort to help save lives in South Texas
April 9, 2019

As the country celebrates National Volunteer Week on April 7-13, the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) is honoring its volunteers for their blood and stem cell donations, including one of its own nurses. Dot Ward has dedicated the last 21 years to saving lives, not just through her work, but also through her generosity as a blood, platelet and stem cell donor.

To date, Ward has visited STBTC as a donor 51 times and has donated 6.3 gallons of blood and platelets. In 2004, she also gave a lifesaving stem cell donation for a leukemia patient in need of a transplant.

Ward looks back on her history of donation and volunteerism with humility.

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