Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute (LFKRI)

LFKRI is the research branch of New York Blood Center. Since its establishment in 1964, LFKRI's research efforts have paved the way for new blood-related products, techniques and therapies and has resulted in numerous landmark patents and licenses.

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Meet Our Investigators

LFKRI’s pioneering investigators have a remarkable depth of experience and expertise in their fields

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Areas of Research

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Research News

Viral Immunology Lab Identifies Zika Subunit Vaccine

Zika virus remains a threat to public health due to its close association with microcephaly and other severe birth defects​.

Novel Stem Cell Mobilization Drug for Sickle Cell Disease

​Dr. Patricia Shi and colleagues first to initiate study in sickle cell patients of an alternative mobilizing agent, plerixafor.​

Dr. Lanying Du Receives Her First NIH R01 Grant on MERS Vaccines

MERS-CoV, a newly emerging, highly pathogenic infectious virus, continues to threat public health worldwide with high mortality rate (about 35%).

Products & Services

We offer a comprehensive menu of services and products to support and manage the full spectrum of transfusion medicine, regenerative medicine and cellular-therapy related research projects, from basic science to full scale clinical trials.

About NYBC

New York Blood Center (NYBC) is one of the largest independent, community-based, nonprofit blood centers in the United States.