Mission: As one of the most preeminent and comprehensive blood centers in the world, nybc operates under a four-part mission. For more information, see sch. O and part iii, 4a-c.
Programs: Blood services: the collection and processing of blood products, and the distribution of these products to hospitals in the greater ny area for transfusions to patients.
medical programs: programs include (1) clinical services (including transfusion therapy services); (2) bone marrow program; and (3) hemophilia services consortium. National cord blood program: the collection, processing and storage of cord blood units and the distribution of these units for treatment or for research purposes.
research program: the new york blood center operates a wide-ranging program of research into the properties of blood and blood related diseases.