Vitalant Research Institute

Phone: 415-923-5771
Fax: 415 567-5899

Location(s): South Africa; China; India; Thailand; Brazil

Description

 

In 2018, Blood Research Systems Institute (BSRI) transitioned to a new name: Vitalant Research Institute. BSRI was founded from the Scientific Services of Blood Centers of the Pacific in 2004. The founding institution, Irwin Memorial Blood Bank, was founded in 1941.

Archived Projects: 30

Project Investigator Topics Location Start End
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Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study (REDS) Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Health Systems Strengthening, Risk Reduction and Prevention United States
Pathophysiology of HTLV-I and HTLV-II Infection Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Transfusion Medicine United States
XI International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV Edward Murphy, MD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Transfusion Medicine United States
Natural History of Acute and Chronic HCV in Blood Donors Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine United States
Clinical Epidemiology of HTLV-I and HTLV-II Infection Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Transfusion Medicine United States
Pathophysiology of HTLV-I and HTLV-II Infection Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Transfusion Medicine United States
Sangre Segura: An Epidemiological Study of Blood Transfusion Safety in the Mexico-U.S. Border Region Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Health Systems Strengthening, Risk Reduction and Prevention Mexico; United States
Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II (REDS-II) Central Laboratory Mark Seielstad, PhD Infectious Disease, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Transfusion Medicine, Health Systems Strengthening United States
Research Training in International Transfusion Safety Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Transfusion Medicine, Health Systems Strengthening, Training International Scholars and Clinicians South Africa; France; Honduras; Mexico; Argentina; Brazil
Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II REDS-II International Component - Blood Center Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Health Systems Strengthening South Africa; China; Brazil
XV International Conference on Human Retrovirology: HTLV and Related Viruses Edward Murphy, MD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine United States
Retrovirus Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III) - International Sites Edward Murphy, MD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Transfusion Medicine, Epidemiology and Surveillance South Africa; China; Brazil
Mechanisms of Coagulation Abnormalities and Trauma Neurology and Mental Health, Trauma and PTSD United States
Prospective Observational Multi-Center Transfusion Study (PROMMTT) Transfusion Medicine, Trauma and PTSD United States
Timing and Mechanism of Traumatic Coagulopathy Surgery and Anesthesia, Trauma and PTSD United States
HIV Molecular Surveillance HIV/AIDS United States
Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III) - Central Laboratory Mark Seielstad, PhD HIV/AIDS, Transfusion Medicine, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
TO#1: Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III) - International Sites Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance South Africa; China; Brazil
Antiviral Role of APOBEC3 in HIV/HCV Coinfected Patients HIV/AIDS United States
Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III) - Domestic Hub Edward Murphy, MD, MPH HIV/AIDS, Transfusion Medicine, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
Broad Spectrum Antivirals Targeting Envelope Proteolysis and Viral Uncoating Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), Drug and Diagnostics Development United States
RBC Storage Effect on Coagulation, Microparticles and Microchimerism in Critically Ill Patients Health Systems Strengthening United States
High Throughput Measurement of Envelope Gene Diversity for an HIV Incidence Assay Christopher Pilcher, MD HIV/AIDS, Drug and Diagnostics Development United States
Genome-Wide Association Study to Examine Genes Associated with An Increased Risk of Febrile Seizure in Children Following Measles-Containing Vaccines Mark Seielstad, PhD Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Immunology, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
Identifying Variants Casual for Type 2 Diabetes in Major Human Populations Mark Seielstad, PhD Transfusion Medicine, Diabetes, Epidemiology and Surveillance South Korea; Singapore; Finland; United Kingdom
Characterization of the HIV-1 Latent Reservoir in CCR5-Delta 32 Heterozygotes Steven Deeks, MD HIV/AIDS United States
Genetics of Brazilian Populations Mark Seielstad, PhD Infectious Disease, Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Transfusion Medicine, Genetics, Epidemiology and Surveillance Brazil
Health Outcomes in Blood Donors and Recipients Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Risk Reduction and Prevention, Training and Capacity Building, Training International Scholars and Clinicians United States
Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III) - Domestic Sites - PHASE 2 Edward Murphy, MD, MPH Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States
Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-III (REDS-III) - Central Laboratory Mark Seielstad, PhD HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease, Transfusion Medicine, Epidemiology and Surveillance United States