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OMRF lupus researcher receives high honor

09/21/2016
Joan Merrill never made choices in life that seemed likely to lead to a major award. Read More

National research organization honors OMRF COO

09/21/2016
At its annual meeting today in West Palm Beach, Fla., the Association of Independent Research Institutes presented the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation’s Michael “Chip” Morgan with its highest honor. Read More

Mumps Outbreak Confirmed in Garfield County

09/21/2016
Four cases of mumps have been confirmed this week in Garfield County, and at least 34 more suspected cases are under investigation after students in two Enid Public Schools exhibited symptoms of the disease. Those currently affected range in age from less than one-year old to 41 years of age, with the majority of cases being found in middle school and high school students. Read More

Is running bad for your knees? Surprisingly, science says "no"

09/21/2016
It’s time to grab those running shoes out of the closet, folks. It turns out running won’t trash your knees after all. Read More

BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT Oct. 1 & 4

09/21/2016
BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT  Oct. 1 & 4
It’s football time in Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) has Bedlam-themed t-shirts for blood donors Read More

BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT Sept. 26, 29 & 30

09/21/2016
BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT  Sept. 26, 29 & 30
It’s football time in Oklahoma, and Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) has Bedlam-themed t-shirts for blood donors Read More

Economic Development Administration supports Oklahoma energy industry diversification with $1 million grant to OCAST

09/21/2016
Federal grants will fund projects developed by Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology that support market diversification of energy-related businesses Read More

ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR JOINS OKLAHOMA BLOOD INSTITUTE

08/30/2016
ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR JOINS OKLAHOMA BLOOD INSTITUTE
Michael Stevenson, M.D., M.P.H., has joined Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) as its associate medical director. Dr. Stevenson leads the clinical operations at Oklahoma’s blood center along with James Smith, M.D., chief medical officer, and John Armitage, M.D., president and CEO. Read More

BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT Sept 10

08/30/2016
BLOOD DONORS URGED TO SHOW BEDLAM SPIRIT  Sept 10
It’s football time in Oklahoma, and Harrah Community-Harrah Day Blood Drive is teaming up with Oklahoma Blood Institute to meet the needs of patients in over 160 local hospitals. Each person who gives Saturday, Sept 10, from 11 .m. to 4 p.m. at Bloodmobile can select an OU crimson or OSU orange shirt. One lucky donor this fall will also win a pair of tickets to the Bedlam football game December 3rd, in Norman. Read More

Blood Donors Urged to Get ‘Game On’ at Pre-Labor Day Event – Sept. 2

08/30/2016
Blood Donors Urged to Get ‘Game On’ at Pre-Labor Day Event – Sept. 2
A tailgate party will greet blood donors at all Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) centers Friday, Sept. 2. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., donors get their choice of OSU orange or OU crimson game-day T-shirts. The Oklahoma Beef Council is providing all-beef hotdogs as it teams up with OBI to ‘beef up’ the blood supply for the Labor Day weekend. Each donor will be entered to win a free pair of tickets to the 2016 Bedlam football game on Dec. 3*. Read More

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