Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



On Being (and Inspiring) Women In Science

In honor of International Women and Girls in Science Day on February 11, Bloodworks Northwest's Dr. Sherrill Slichter and Dr. Emily Fawcett spoke with KIRO-FM Radio about what it's like to be women in science – and how adults can help more young women pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.Read more →

A Fond Farewell to a Line Dancing Bloodworks Legend

  Velma Brooks is someone you remember. Bubbly and bright, she instantly puts you at ease. Indeed, over her years at Bloodworks Northwest, she made friendsRead more →

In His Blood: How One Man’s Idea for the First Blood Bank Saved the World

“The world and its creation is the great divine miracle before which humanity bows reverently, but not without hope of an ultimate better understanding” -Dr. Bernard FantusRead more →

Dr. Eloise Giblett paved the way at Bloodworks Northwest

Former Bloodworks Northwest director Dr. Eloise Giblett made groundbreaking discoveries in immunology, paved the way for leukemia treatment, and raised standards of safety and equity inRead more →