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Recent News Articles

July 12, 2018
Regenerative Medicine Advisory Board

BioBridge Global today announced the formation of a new Regenerative Medicine Advisory Board, composed of industry leaders with a wide range of scientific, product development and business experience, to support the organization’s continued growth in regenerative medicine.  

BioBridge Global provides a wide range of blood, tissue and cellular source materials, products and services through its three operating entities: GenCure, QualTex Laboratories and the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. These include blood and tissue collection, processing and distribution, biological testing, process engineering and biomanufacturing.

The initial members of the BioBridge Global Regenerative Medicine Advisory Board are:

Community comes together in honor of toddler who fought blood disorder
April 13, 2018

GenCure and South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC), both subsidiaries of BioBridge Global, will host a marrow registry event and a blood drive Friday, April 13 – Sunday April 15 at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Donor Pavilion to replenish blood that helped Jason Luke battle his blood disorder for 10 months.

The toddler was diagnosed with severe congenital neutropenia, a white blood cell disorder in June of 2016. The selflessness of blood and platelet donors helped the two-year-old fight during his battle.

Jason underwent six surgeries, was rushed to the emergency room three times, needed hundreds of blood transfusions and received a marrow transplant.

April 6, 2018

GenCure, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, helped facilitate the meeting of an Amazon shopper and an Amazon employee who had a rather strange introduction. A random addition to an Amazon package led to the pair meeting and also led to a first-of-its-kind event at the online company’s facility in San Marcos – a marrow donor registry drive. 

The drive by the GenCure Marrow Donor Program was organized by Amazon employee Kenneth Delerme, who accidentally dropped his keys and his Amazon ID card in a shipment to Nicole Shen in Houston earlier this year. Once Shen discovered the keys, she used her extensive social media network to find Delerme and return his keys and badge. 

City recognizes work of GenCure, Be The Match to build lifesaving donor database
November 9, 2017
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In honor of National Marrow Awareness Month, the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge will be illuminated in the colors of GenCure and Be The Match, which work together to register lifesaving bone marrow donors in South Texas.

The bridge will be lit in blue and green beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14 and will stay illuminated until Tuesday, Nov. 21.

The mayor of Corpus Christi will issue a proclamation declaring GenCure/Be The Match Day on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the city council meeting.

GenCure, a subsidiary of San Antonio-based nonprofit BioBridge Global, works with Be The Match to add donors to a national database. The GenCure Marrow Donor Program conducts registration drives throughout South Texas.

October 24, 2017

The Texas Cord Blood Bank (TCBB), a public program of GenCure, honored members of the Methodist Hospital Administration and Labor and Delivery staff for their continuing support and outstanding performance in collecting cord blood donations.

The Methodist Hospital in San Antonio has been a collection partner since the inception of the TCBB in 2005, and the collaboration has resulted in more than 104 cord blood units shipped for transplant.

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