Research at Bloodworks Northwest
Our Blood Research Saves Lives
These discoveries have redefined best practices and improved patient care. From the beginning, research has been an integral part of the Blood Center's mission.
Today, our scientific staff is nearly 70, including 11 Principal Investigators, work in specialized labs to better the lives of patients with bleeding disorders, patients who need lifesaving transfusions or bone marrow matches, and many others. Our research program has been recognized worldwide for major advancements and contributions to transfusion and transplantation medicine.
Leading the Research Institute into the future, José A. López, MD, Chief Scientific Officer, notes the Blood Center's leadership in its field:
"The Blood Center's research has a long and distinguished record and is recognized internationally. My vision is to further enhance the Blood Center's reputation, bringing the best, brightest and most creative minds here to make discoveries that will not only help the people of the Puget Sound region, but improve the lives of people throughout the world."