Research lab seeking specific blood donors

April 2, 2009

A campus chemical engineering research lab is seeking blood donors for blood type B- and AB-. Anyone willing to donate a small vial of blood via the Longest Student Health Center trained personnel should contact Kaela Leonard at or 781-929-2588 to schedule an appointment. Donors of B- blood are being scheduled for the week of April 6 and AB- for the week of April 13.

For any questions regarding the research, contact Dr. Adrienne Minerick at or 662-325-7323.

Potential donors will be asked to provide proof of blood type, but other personal information will not be recorded and will be kept completely confidential. Participants also will need to give their consent for donation; the form may be viewed at

Each donor will be presented a small monetary gift of $5.