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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Corporate Communications
Phone: (210) 731-5519
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Recent News Articles

October 7, 2014

BioBridge Global and its subsidiaries - South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, QualTex Laboratories, GenCure and the Blood & Tissue Center Foundation - are featured in the September/October 2014 issue of San Antonio Woman magazine. A 16-page insert describes BioBridge Global’s history, subsidiaries and services. Click here to view the insert.

September 23, 2014

On Sept. 8, 2014, St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas, located on the campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, joined the Texas Cord Blood Bank’s (TCBB) cord blood collection program, making it a certified cord blood collection site. The TCBB, housed on the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center’s San Antonio campus, is a nonprofit program established in 2001 to collect umbilical cord blood, which can benefit patients—usually children—suffering from a number of potentially fatal diseases.

July 16, 2014

Kendra Scott jewelry boutique has teamed up with the Be The Match marrow registry to help save lives. On July 29, community members who make a Kendra Scott purchase at their La Cantera location can help grow the marrow registry. 

When you make a purchase, 20 percent of proceeds will be donated to Be The Match to help add potential donors to the registry. Each addition costs $100 and more registry members increases the likelihood that patients whose only cure is a marrow transplant will find a match.

“This partnership makes a big difference, providing hope and healing to patients and their families during a difficult time,” said Yvonne Ybarra, director of Be The Match.

July 2, 2014

BioBridge Global CEO Linda Myers recently sat down with Tech City USA Radio, along with Chairman of StemBioSys Steve Davis and President of BioMed SA Anne Stevens to discuss the impact of the 2014 World Stem Cell Summit on San Antonio and the field of regenerative medicine.

To listen to the full program, click here.

May 2, 2014

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) announced four prestigious "Organizing Partners" of the 10th annual World Stem Cell Summit. The 2014 Summit will be held December 3-5, 2014, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas.

GPI, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Mayo Clinic, Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) and BioBridge Global will organize the 10th annual meeting of the global stem cell community, shaping the next year of progress in regenerative medicine. The annual event assembles the most prominent figures in the field to share research, build collaborations and find solutions to funding and commercialization challenges.

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