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OMRF's Judith James named to national research advisory council

11/16/2016
OMRF's Judith James named to national research advisory council
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) has announced the appointment of Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., to its Advisory Council. Read More

OMRF announces new scientific leaders

11/16/2016
OMRF announces new scientific leaders
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has named Rodger McEver, M.D., as Vice President of Research and Lijun Xia, M.D., Ph.D., as chair of the Cardiovascular Biology Research Program. Read More

Bedlam Blood Battle Countdown Begins Are you ALL IN? November 14 – 18, 2016

11/16/2016
The legendary Bedlam Blood Battle countdown begins. In the epic battle of Sooners versus Cowboys, which Oklahoma team will save the most lives in our state?

Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and The University of Oklahoma will team up for a blood drive Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 18, at the ROTC Armory, North Armory Room, on campus, from 10 a.m – 4 p.m. each day.
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Bedlam Blood Battle Countdown Begins Are you ALL IN? November 14 – 18, 2016

11/16/2016
The legendary Bedlam Blood Battle countdown begins. In the epic battle of Cowboys versus Sooners, which Oklahoma team will save the most lives in our state?

Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) and Oklahoma State University will team up for blood drives at three campus locations Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 18, 2016
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BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT Nov. 30

11/16/2016
BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT  Nov. 30
It’s football time in Oklahoma, and First Baptist Harrah in Honor of Kaelyn Hairell is teaming up with Oklahoma Blood Institute to meet the needs of patients in more than 165 local hospitals. Each person who gives Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in Room B16 can select an OU crimson or OSU orange T-shirt. One lucky donor this fall will also win a pair of tickets to the Bedlam football game Dec. 3, in Norman. Read More

BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT Nov. 28

11/16/2016
BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT  Nov. 28
It’s football time in Oklahoma, and Warr Acres FOP Lodge 145 in Honor of Mackenzie Asher is teaming up with Oklahoma Blood Institute to meet the needs of patients in more than 165 local hospitals. Each person who gives Monday, Nov. 28, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Warr Acres Community Center, 4301 N. Ann Arbor can select an OU crimson or OSU orange T-shirt. One lucky donor this fall will also win a pair of tickets to the Bedlam football game Dec. 3, in Norman. Read More

Blood Drives Lead Up to Bedlam Game - Nov. 20 & 21

11/16/2016
Blood Drives Lead Up to Bedlam Game - Nov. 20 & 21
It’s football time in Oklahoma and Bedlam is in the air! Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is giving everyone the opportunity to show their Bedlam spirit by saving lives. Each blood donor will choose either an OU crimson or OSU orange “ALL IN” blood donor T-shirt and a chance to win a pair of tickets to the 2016 Bedlam football game in Norman. Read More

BREAST HEALTH NETWORK OPENS NEW LOCATIONS

11/02/2016
Two Breast Health Network locations recently relocated to brand-new buildings near their old locations, expanding their services and increasing convenience. Read More

OMRF hosting estate-planning seminars in OKC, Tulsa

11/02/2016
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation will offer estate-planning seminars for attorneys, CPAs, CFPs, trust officers and financial planners on Nov. 14 in Tulsa and Nov. 15 in Oklahoma City. Registration will remain open through Nov. 10. Read More

November is Pancreatic Cancer Month

11/01/2016
November is Pancreatic Cancer Month
Pancreatic cancer has the highest mortality rate of all major cancers; only 8 percent of patients will survive more than five years after diagnosis, 93 percent will die within five years, and 71 percent will survive a year or less. It is one of the few cancers for which survival rates have not improved substantially for more than four decades. Read More

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