Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
MIT will be holding a blood drive next week in La Sala de Puerto Rico, on the second floor of the Stratton Student Center. The drive will take place:
Monday, April 14, noon to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16, noon to 6 p.m.
Thursday, April 17, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, April 18, noon to 6 p.m.
It is MIT policy to allow employees time off with pay to donate blood at the drives that are sponsored on campus. Blood Drives are sponsored by ARCTAN, MIT's American Red Cross Team and Network. All donors and volunteers will get free pizza.