Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



My Life, Our Future: gloved hand holding a vial of blood

My Life, Our Future… and the future of hemophilia research

Blood is amazing. It carries oxygen and nutrients from the core to the extremities. It fights off pathogens and other invaders to keep our bodies healthy.Read more →
Nancy Spaeth. Photo credit Northwest Kidney Centers

“A PhD in Wisdom:” Remembering Nancy Spaeth

In all her 75 years, Seattle resident Nancy Spaeth was many things: mother, registered nurse, volunteer, dialysis pioneer, patient advocate, the longest-surviving kidney patient in theRead more →

What’s blood clot to do with it? Raising funds for a blood clot imaging suite

The scientists at Bloodworks Research Institute probably wouldn’t tell you they plan to change the world. In fact, it’s hard to get a scientist to agreeRead more →

When Minutes Count – How SiDx Blood Typing Will Help Save Lives

“It’s an amazing endeavor. It’s complicated, it’s hard work and it’s critical to the backbone of emergency medicine.” – Dr. Dan Ratner, Professor of Bioengineering, UniversityRead more →