February 2017


Thursday, February 23, 2017
Dr. Kendra Hodgkinson

Dr. Hume, a professor at the University of Montreal and former executive medical director for Canadian Blood Services, works six months every year as a pediatric hematologist at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Uganda.


Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Amanda Maxwell

A searchable database showcasing our funded research projects has just been launched on blood.ca. Together with our publications database, research highlights, links to this blog, research units and other news, you’ll discover a comprehensive knowledge hub for the transfusion and transplantation community.


Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Dr. Sophie Chargé

A previous post in our "The things we do for safety" series explores leukoreduction - or how white blood cells or leukocytes get filtered out of blood products to reduce the risk of transfusion-related reactions. Battling bacteria (part 1) Bacteria can be found pretty much everywhere and while some...


Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Isabelle Robillard

A two-day meeting held January 2017 brought together national and international stakeholders to identify research priorities for closing knowledge gaps that impact donor eligibility for men who have sex with men.

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