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BLOOD DONORS NEEDED – Aug 9 & 10

07/27/2016
BLOOD DONORS NEEDED – Aug 9 & 10
There’s no substitute for blood needed by patients in local hospitals served by Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). These upcoming blood drives in the Oklahoma City area provide the opportunity for anyone who is healthy and at least 16 years old* to make a life-saving difference for a fellow Oklahoman Read More

BLOOD DONORS NEEDED - Aug 7

07/27/2016
BLOOD DONORS NEEDED - Aug 7
There’s no substitute for blood needed by patients in local hospitals served by Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). A blood drive in Del City, Sunday, Aug 7, provides the opportunity for anyone who is healthy and at least 16 years old* to make a life-saving difference. The blood drive will occur at Sunnylane Southern Baptist Church on the Bloodmobile, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Read More

OMRF scientists discover clues about cause of dryness in Sjögren's syndrome

06/30/2016
OMRF scientists discover clues about cause of dryness in Sjögren's syndrome
Sjögren's syndrome is a painful autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks the body’s moisture-producing glands, damaging the ability to produce tears or saliva. Common symptoms include severe dry eyes and dry mouth, as well as fatigue, arthritis and memory problems. Read More

Food vs. Supplements: What's the verdict?

06/30/2016
In an age of once-daily multivitamins and aisles upon aisles of supplements, it’s never been more convenient to tailor your personal nutrition needs at your local grocery store. Read More

OU Health Sciences Center Hosts All-American Blood Drive – July 7

06/28/2016
To keep the blood supply strong through the July 4th weekend, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) is urging Oklahoma City residents to make donation a priority. An All-American blood drive sponsored by OU Health Sciences Center will occur at OUHSC-Robtert M. Bird Health Library, Faculty Atrium, 1105 N. Stonewall, Thursday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Two tickets to an Oklahoma City Dodgers baseball game will be awarded to each person who gives. Read More

OMRF researcher awarded grant for lymphatic valve research

06/28/2016
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Sathish Srinivasan, Ph.D., a four-year, $1.77 million grant to investigate the mechanisms of valve development in the human lymphatic system. Read More

Del City Church of Christ Searching for Summer Lifesavers - July 10

06/28/2016
Del City-residents have the opportunity to literally save lives Sunday, July 10, between 8 a.m. and Noon. Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI)’s blood drive at Church Gym, 1901 Vickie Drive, Del City, provides the perfect opportunity. No one will need to rush into a burning house or perform a deep water rescue! Instead, anyone who is healthy and 16 or older* can give blood and experience the satisfaction of saving as many as three peoples’ lives. Read More

Cotter Ranch Building Searching for Summer Lifesavers July 11

06/28/2016
Cotter Ranch Building Searching for Summer Lifesavers  July 11
Oklahoma City-residents have the opportunity to literally save lives Monday, July 11, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI)’s blood drive at (Old Chase Bldg) First Floor Lobby, 100 N. Broadway, OKC, provides the perfect opportunity. No one will need to rush into a burning house or perform a deep water rescue! Instead, anyone who is healthy and 16 or older* can give blood and experience the satisfaction of saving as many as three peoples’ lives. Read More

Warren V. Filley M.D. Receives Distinguished Doctor Designation from the Expert Network

06/23/2016
Warren V. Filley M.D. Receives Distinguished Doctor Designation from the Expert Network
Warren V. Filley, M.D., a board-certified allergist with the Oklahoma Allergy & Asthma Clinic has received the Distinguished Doctor designation from the Expert Network. Selecting professionals for the Expert Network Distinguished designation is based on a thorough multi-phase process. Membership is extended solely to the most qualified professionals from each state who demonstrates superior influence, leadership, reputation and knowledge. Read More

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