Volunteer Blood Donor Registry

Volunteer Blood Donor Registry

Scientist studying blood sample
By joining the Volunteer Blood Donor Registry you can contribute to medical research aimed at preventing, treating and curing disease.

The Volunteer Blood Donor Registry (VBDR) is a not-for-profit service established by the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and Melbourne Health to support medical research in the Parkville precinct.

Medical researchers need small blood samples from a large number of healthy donors to compare against blood samples from patients suffering from a disease. Identifying the changes between the samples helps researchers study the causes of disease and aid progress towards effective treatment and cure.

Become a blood donor

It doesn’t matter which blood type you are: whether you’re tall or short, male or female, if you spent time in the UK between 1980 and 1996 and regardless of your sexual orientation, you can help medical researchers find a cure for life-threatening diseases.

No matter who you are, you’re just our type!

Email the Volunteer Blood Donor Registry for further information, or visit www.blooddonorregistry.org.