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GenCure launches scholarship video competition for high school seniors
BioBridge Global and GenCure

April, 2016

GenCure is looking for young videographers and directors across South Texas for its annual scholarship video contest.

The requirements are simple: Create a 2-3 minute video that displays the importance of joining the Donate Life Texas registry and explains the role that tissue donation has in people’s lives. The goal of the video is to encourage viewers to sign up for the registry.

The competition is open April 1-May 31, and it is for high school seniors. First prize is a $1,000 scholarship, and the winning video will be posted on the GenCure website, as well as on social media channels of BioBridge Global, GenCure’s parent organization.

Information, including a list of counties where students are eligible to enter, is at GenCure.org/scholarship.

The winner of the scholarship will be notified by June 10.

Donate Life Texas is an organization that allows people to register as organ, eye and tissue donors. A single donation can save as many as eight lives through organ donation and improve the lives of up to 50 people through tissue donation. Donors also can help save a recipient’s sight through a cornea donation.

GenCure provides tissue transplants to doctors throughout South Texas and beyond to help improve patients’ lives.

 

About GenCure: GenCure, a Texas nonprofit corporation, focuses on regenerative medicine and uses the power of human cells and tissues to inspire hope, enhance lives and enable clinical advancements. Using processed tissue and cell-based therapies, GenCure works to connect health care requirements with innovative solutions that best serve the needs of the global patient community. Visit us at www.gencure.org.

About BioBridge Global: BioBridge Global (BBG) is a San Antonio, Texas-based nonprofit corporation that offers diverse services through its subsidiaries – the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, QualTex Laboratories, GenCure and the Blood & Tissue Center Foundation. BBG provides products and services in blood resource management, cellular therapy, donated umbilical cord blood and human tissue as well as testing of blood, plasma and tissue products for clients in the United States and worldwide. BBG is rooted in the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, which has a proud history of serving the South Texas region and beyond for more than 40 years. BBG is committed to supporting groundbreaking research, addressing unmet clinical needs and enabling the development and commercialization of novel biotechnology products. Visit us at www.biobridgeglobal.org.



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