IU School of Medicine assistant professor leads the call for recovered COVID-19 blood donations after contracting disease himself

IU School of Medicine assistant professor leads the call for recovered COVID-19 blood donations after contracting disease himself

Drawing of hands reaching up with - blood donorIndiana University School of Medicine is asking all Indiana residents who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate blood for research, designed to improve testing, develop treatments and better understand the resulting health complications from the disease. Blood samples will be stored at the Indiana Biobank, where donations will be deidentified, linked to health data and accessed by approved researchers for testing. While staff at the Indiana Biobank are encouraging volunteers and fielding calls for donations, Indiana University School of Medicine Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Brandon Oberlin, PhD, is leading the call for volunteers after having contracted COVID-19 himself.

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|2020-07-14T16:58:23-04:00May 5th, 2020|Comments Off on IU School of Medicine assistant professor leads the call for recovered COVID-19 blood donations after contracting disease himself

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