Using statistics to prevent the loss of blood donors

The Sanquin blood bank gathers data on every donation. Around 720,000 donations are made every year. 'That generates a mountain of highly valuable data,' says researcher  Marieke Vinkenoog. Marieke is doing her PhD research at the Sanquin Department Donor Medicine Research and the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science. Read the interview by the Leiden University. Marieke wants to prevent donor deferral with data on hemoglobin.