Team Work and Communications in the Age of Covid

Lori L. Roll, Vice President of Administration

September 2020




With oversight of the company's human resources, facilities and recruiting as well as a member of the Cerus COVID-19 task force, hear from our Vice President of Administration, Lori Roll, who covers the importance of collaboration while leading during a pandemic and the company’s long history growing diverse teams.




Maximizing the Clinical Impact of Platelet Donations in Extraordinary Times

Richard J. Benjamin MD Ph.D. FRCPath

August 2020




Extraordinary times call for measures that may not be so extraordinary after all. The INTERCEPT Blood System for Platelets, which has already been implemented in Belgium, France, and Switzerland, could be used universally across the U.S. healthcare system to safeguard the blood supply and broaden the donor pool at a time when we are at risk of blood shortages nationally. Cerus chief medical officer Dr. Richard Benjamin writes about the issue of pandemic blood shortages in his latest blog post.  READ MORE



A Brief History of Blood Safety and Pathogen Reduction Technology

Dr. Laurence Corash

July 2020




Part one of a series. Dr. Laurence Corash, chief scientific officer at Cerus, shares his perspective on blood safety and how it has evolved over the last 40 years. He served as chief of the Clinical Hematology Laboratory Service for the Medical Center at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) starting in the early 1980s and witnessed, firsthand, the toll and impact that AIDS had on blood transfusion safety in the United States and around the world. Corash explores the history and technological innovation that has been influential in increasing the safety and effectiveness of the world’s blood supply. READ MORE


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