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How can blood donations be used in research?

Sunday 24 March: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology, Robinson Way(Close to the Junction of Robinson Way and Long Road), CB2 0SZ

The Blood and Transplant Research Unit (BTRU) in Donor Health and Genomics is dedicated to discoveries and advances in the field of blood research. Find out about blood groups, the blood donation process and what we're learning to benefit the health of the UK population.

This research is conducted by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) BTRU in Donor Health and Genomics (, in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant, to advance the field of blood donor health and research.

Visitors are recommended to visit the Cambridge Biomedical Campus by foot, bicycle or bus but if you need to drive, reduced price parking has been arranged in Car Park 1. On leaving please take the un-validated parking ticket to the car park Customer Service desk, say you have been to Cambridge Science Festival to be charged just £2.90.

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