R. Douglas Ziegler Innovation Award
Established in 2017, the R. Douglas Ziegler Innovation Award is given in recognition of an individual or group who shows exemplary potential and leadership in blood research innovation through the development of new, cutting-edge research ideas and projects. Our 2017 R. Douglas Ziegler Innovation Awardee, Dr. Weiguo Cui, was chosen for his groundbreaking research efforts in immunobiology, immunotherapy, and cancer.
Virginia Brooks Jefferson Award
The Virginia Brooks Jefferson Award is given in recognition of an individual, group, corporation, or foundation whose outstanding volunteer leadership supports BloodCenter’s mission to advance patient care by providing life-saving solutions grounded in unparalleled medical expertise.
Mingle With Our Investigators
Scientific research is an important part of Versiti’s mission. Gala attendees will have the unique opportunity to mingle with investigators from the Blood Research Institute’s Transfusion, Vascular, Cellular Therapy, and Immunology research programs.
Look for the investigators wearing white lab coats during the event!