blood donation

Each year, the number of people in need of organ transplants continues to grow. About 118,000 people are still waiting for an organ, according ...

By uclahealth • May 9, 2017

“I transport blood,” says Wyatt Jackson, who works to transport the blood donated at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center at Ackerman Student Union ...

By uclahealth • April 7, 2017

UCLA patient Shirley Polk, 67, whose liver and kidney failed due to an acute autoimmune disease last summer, had the chance to meet the 59 ...

By uclahealth • January 17, 2017

"The first experience someone has determines whether they'll be a lifetime donor or if they won't do it again," says Delia Tejano, a registered ...

By uclahealth • January 3, 2017

Congratulations to Matthew Hoffman for celebrating his 50th-gallon donation at the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center. 50 gallons is an amazing accomplishment and the result ...

By uclahealth • September 30, 2016

“I come in every three or four weeks to donate blood,” says Christopher Garduno Luna, a neuroscience major at UCLA. “I’ve donated  blood and ...

By uclahealth • May 28, 2016

Brandon Levine, 40, had just purchased his dream motorcycle. A few days later, that dream turned into a nightmare when he lost control of his bike and crashed headfirst into a guardrail.

By uclahealth • February 20, 2015