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Recent News Articles

September 18, 2019

Preston Varozza’s journey of donating marrow began before he was born.

In 1989, his mother, Gwyn, signed up for the marrow donor registry in support of a leukemia patient in San Jose, California. Gwyn had hoped to be a match for someone ever since, and she encouraged her children to support the registry in other ways.

Kyle Varozza, Preston’s younger brother, answered the call when he dedicated his Eagle Scout project to educating and registering people on the Be The Match Registry. Preston joined the registry in support of his brother’s project, not expecting that he would be a match.

September 16, 2019

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Ralph Morales was like a lot of people – he actively avoided blood drives at work.

But one day, a coworker convinced him to donate for the first time. And while drinking an after-donation juice, the 33-year-old Morales noticed something that would change his life: a marrow registry booth.

There, he learned the story of a young leukemia patient and met the child’s mother, who was at the table signing up potential donors. And then he signed up.

It was clear to Morales that signing up for the registry could dramatically affect someone’s life, but he had no clue that he was going to make history.

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.

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