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Our ability to help others and save lives depends on you!

We are passionate about finding cures so others can live. Please support the Blood Research Institute.

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At the Blood Research Institute, people are our passion. You help us to save lives with your financial gifts, time, and commitment to battling blood disorders and diseases.

We attract leading blood health researchers from around the world who are passionate about advancing personalized medicine. We conduct focused research in areas like cellular therapies, oncology, and genomics, to make a difference in the lives of people through the healing potential of blood. The Blood Research Institute’s passionate work encompasses the fields of:

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Transfusion Medicine

Making blood transfusions possible for everyone

Vascular Biology

Understanding bleeding and clotting issues

Cellular Therapy

Learning more about identifying and treating blood cancers


Harnessing the body’s power to treat diseases



Impact Stories

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis has received the gift of life not once, but twice. “It’s a blessing. I hope to continue to give my donor’s life purpose,” says Richard. “I think that everybody should be an organ donor. You can definitely make a difference in somebody’s life.”

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Zach Fechter received treatment from the Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders for his diagnosis of Hemophilia A.

Zach Fechter

Zach Fechter was diagnosed with severe Hemophilia A, an incurable blood clotting disorder. Following the diagnosis, Zach began receiving treatment through our Comprehensive Center for Bleeding Disorders (CCBD).

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Mitch Arnold

Mitch Arnold

When he was 10 years old, Mitch was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. In 2017, Mitch relapsed and received a bone marrow transplant that helped save his life.

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Kelley McCaskill

Vice President of Philanthropy

Melinda Lanham

Director of Development
Phone: 414-937-6051 Email

Joan Cox Gill, M.D. Brochure


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