Our Research Publications

Updated June 2018

Title Authors Year Sort ascending Journal Link to Article Intended Audience Purpose
Blood bag plasticizers influence red blood cell vesiculation rate without altering the lipid composition of the vesicles Bicalho B, Serrano K, dos Santos Pereira A, Devine D, Acker J 2016 Transfus Med Hemother Researchers Basic research
Effect of liposome-treated red blood cells in an anemic rat model da Silveira Cavalcante L, Feng Q, Chin-Yee I, Acker JP, Holovati JL 2016 J Liposome Res Researchers Basic research
Optimal conditions for the performance of a monocyte monolayer assay Tong TN, Burke-Murphy E, Sakac D, Pendergrast J, Cserti-Gazdewich C, Laroche V, Branch DR 2016 Transfusion Researchers Basic research
Platelets are versatile cells: New discoveries in hemostasis, thrombosis, immune responses, tumor metastasis and beyond Xu XR, Zhang D, Oswald BE, Carrim N, Wang X, Hou Y, Zhang Q, Lavalle C, McKeown T, Marshall AH, Ni H 2016 Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci Researchers Basic research
Subarachnoid hemorrhage admissions retrospectively identified using a prediction model English SW, McIntyre L, Fergusson D, Turgeon A, dos Santos MP, Lum C, Chassé M, Sinclair J, Forster A, van Walraven C 2016 Neurology Health care providers Clinical research
The mechanism and modulation of complement activation on polymer grafted cells Leung VL, Kizhakkedathu JN 2016 Acta Biomater Researchers Basic research
Bridging anticoagulation for interruption of warfarin in a patient with atrial fibrillation Tseng E, Crowther MA, Hillis CM 2016 CMAJ Health care providers Clinical research
Microparticles as biomarkers of lung disease - enumeration in biological fluids using lipid bilayer microspheres McVey MJ, Spring C, Semple JW, Maishan M, Kuebler WM 2016 Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol Researchers Basic research
QSAR accelerated discovery of potent ice recrystallization inhibitors Briard JG, Fernandez M, De Luna P, Woo TK, Ben RN 2016 Sci Rep Researchers Basic research
Antigen modulation as a potential mechanism of anti-KEL immunoprophylaxis in mice Liu J, Santhanakrishnan M, Natarajan P, Gibb DR, Eisenbarth SC, Tormey CA, Siddon AJ, Stowell SR, Branch DR, Hendrickson JE 2016 Blood Researchers Basic research
Bacterial survival and distribution during buffy coat platelet production Taha M, Kalab M, Yi QL, Maurer E, Jenkins C, Schubert P, Ramirez-Arcos S 2016 Vox Sang Researchers New or improved product or process
CMV Seronegative, irradiated, and washed blood components Prokopchuk-Gauk O, Solh Z 2016 Clinical Guide to Transfusion Health care providers Other
Enhanced Nitrite Reductase Activity and Its Correlation with Oxygen Affinity in Hemoglobin Bis-Tetramers Wang A, Kluger R 2016 Biochemistry Researchers Basic research
Hepatoprotective effects of Poly-[hemoglobin-superoxide dismutase-catalase-carbonic anhydrase] on alcohol-damaged primary rat hepatocyte culture in vitro Jiang W, Bian Y, Wang Z, Chang TMS 2016 Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol Researchers New or improved product or process
Transfusion reactions: prevention, diagnosis, and treatment Delaney M, Wendel S, Bercovitz RS, Cid J, Cohn C, Dunbar NM, Apelseth TO, Popovsky M, Stanworth SJ, Tinmouth A, Van De Watering L, Waters JH, Yazer M, Ziman A 2016 Lancet Health care providers Clinical research
Assessing the influence of component processing and donor characteristics on quality of red cell concentrates using quality control data Jordan A, Chen D, Yi QL, Kanias T, Gladwin MT, Acker JP 2016 Vox Sang Researchers Basic research
Defining Significant Events for Neonatal and Pediatric Transport: Results of a Combined Delphi and Consensus Meeting Process Gunz A, McNally J, Whyte H, O'Hearn K, Foster J, Parker M, Dhanani S 2016 J Pediatr Intensive Care Researchers Clinical research
Extracellular vesicles in transfusion-related immunomodulation and the role of blood component manufacturing Almizraq RJ, Seghatchian J, Acker JP 2016 Transfusion and Apheresis Science Researchers Basic research
Gender and BCR-ABL transcript type are correlated with molecular response to imatinib treatment in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia Lin HX, Sjaarda J, Dyck J, Stringer R, Hillis C, Harvey M, Carter R, Ainsworth P, Leber B, Pare G, Sadikovic B 2016 Eur J Haematol Researchers Clinical research
How we treat thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: Results of a Canadian TTP practice survey Patriquin CJ, Clark WF, Pavenski K, Arnold DM, Rock G, Foley SR, for the Canadian Apheresis Group 2016 J Clin Apher Health care providers Clinical research
International Forum regarding practices related to donor haemoglobin and iron Goldman M, Magnussen K, Gorlin J, Lozano M, Speedy J, Keller A, Pink J, Leung JNS, Chu CCY, Lee CK, Faed J, Chay J, Tan HH, Teo D, Djoudi R, Woimant G, Fillet AM, Castrén J, Miflin G, Vandewalle GC, Compernolle V, Cardenas JM, Infanti L, Holbro A, Buser A, van den Hurk K, Yahalom VJ, Gendelman V, Shinhar E, Eder AF, Steele WR, O'Neill EM, Kamel H, Vassallo R, Delage G, Lebrun A, Robillard P, Germain M, Gandhi M, West KA, Klein HG 2016 Vox Sang Blood operators Other
Optimal transfusion practices after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: a systematic scoping review of evidence from randomized controlled trials Christou G, Iyengar A, Shorr R, Tinmouth A, Saidenberg E, Maze D, Tay J, Bredeson C, Allan DS 2016 Transfusion Health care providers Clinical research
Red blood cell processing methods and in-hospital mortality: a transfusion registry cohort study Heddle NM, Arnold DM, Acker JP, Liu Y, Barty RL, Eikelboom JW, Webert KE, Hsia CC, O'Brien SF, Cook RJ 2016 Lancet Haematol Researchers Clinical research
Transfusion-transmitted malaria: is hope around the corner? O'Brien SF 2016 Lancet Researchers Other
Quality and Safety of Blood Products Ramirez-Arcos S, Marks DC, Acker JP, Sheffield WP 2016 J Blood Transfus Researchers Other
ResearchUnit: Older blood as good as new: no harmful effects of storage time before transfusion Heddle N 2016 Blood.ca website Other Other
A trial to determine whether septic shock-reversal is quicker in pediatric patients randomized to an early goal-directed fluid-sparing strategy versus usual care (SQUEEZE): study protocol for a pilot randomized controlled trial Parker MJ, Thabane L, Fox-Robichaud A, Liaw P, Choong K 2016 Trials Researchers Clinical research
CD44 Antibody Inhibition of Macrophage Phagocytosis Targets Fcγ Receptor– and Complement Receptor 3–Dependent Mechanisms Amash A, Wang L, Wang Y, Bhakta V, Fairn GD, Hou M, Peng J, Sheffield WP, Lazarus AH 2016 J Immunol Researchers Basic research
Coagulation factor concentrates Poon MC 2016 Clinical Guide to Transfusion Health care providers Other
Peculiarities of studying the effects of pathogen reduction technologies on platelets Osman A, Hitzler WE, Provost P 2016 Proteomics Clin Appl Researchers Basic research
Platelet Transfusion Practices in the Intensive Care Unit: Data from a Large Transfusion Registry Ning S, Barty R, Liu Y, Heddle NM, Rochwerg B, Arnold DM 2016 Chest Health care providers Clinical research
Raman spectroscopy as a novel tool for monitoring biochemical changes and inter-donor variability in stored red blood cell units Atkins CG, Buckley K, Chen D, Schulze HG, Devine DV, Blades MW, Turner RFB 2016 Analyst Researchers New or improved product or process
Stability of coagulation protein activities in single units or pools of cryoprecipitate during storage at 20–24°C for up to 24 h Sheffield WP, Bhakta V, Jenkins C 2016 Vox Sang Blood operators New or improved product or process
Targeting FcγRs to treat antibody-dependent autoimmunity Yu X, Lazarus AH 2016 Autoimmun Rev Researchers Other
A new diagnosis of Addison's disease with a twist Alhabib M, McAssey K, Parker MJ 2016 J Endocrinol Diabetes Health care providers Clinical research
Assessing the Rationale and Effectiveness of Frozen Plasma Transfusions: An Evidence-based Review Tinmouth A 2016 Hematol Oncol Clin North Am Researchers Clinical research
Changing the 30-min Rule in Canada: The Effect of Room Temperature on Bacterial Growth in Red Blood Cells Ramirez-Arcos S, Kou Y, Ducas É, Thibault L 2016 Transfus Med Hemother Blood operators Benchmarking and standard setting
Difficulties in establishing the diagnosis of immune thrombocytopenia: An agreement study Salib M, Clayden R, Clare R, Wang G, Warkentin TE, Crowther MA, Lim W, Nazi I, Kelton JG, Arnold DM 2016 American Journal of Hematology Researchers Clinical research
Effect of short-term vs. long-term blood storage on mortality after transfusion Heddle NM, Cook RJ, Arnold DM, Liu Y, Barty R, Crowther MA, Devereaux P, Hirsh J, Warkentin TE, Webert KE 2016 New Engl J Med Health care providers Clinical research
Interpretation of pretransfusion testing in obstetrical patients who have received antepartum Rh immunoglobulin prophylaxis Szkotak AJ, Lunty B, Nahirniak S, Clarke G 2016 Vox Sang Health care providers Clinical research
Physical characterization of hematopoietic stem cells using multidirectional label-free light scatterings Shahin H, Gupta M, Janowska-Wieczorek A, Rozmus W, Tsui YY 2016 Optics Express Researchers Basic research
ResearchUnit: Hijacked: the role of platelets in dengue virus infection revealed Pryzdial EL 2016 Blood.ca website Other Other
Resolving variable maternal D typing using serology and genotyping in selected prenatal patients Clarke G, Hannon J, Berardi P, Barr G, Cote J, Fallis R, Alport T, Lane D, Petraszko T, Ochoa G, Goldman M 2016 Transfusion Health care providers New or improved product or process
Self-Assembly of a Functional Triple Protein: Hemoglobin-Avidin-Hemoglobin via Biotin–Avidin Interactions Singh S, Kluger R 2016 Biochemistry Researchers Basic research
The nonhemostatic immune functions of platelets Kapur R, Semple JW 2016 Semin Hematol Researchers Basic research
Thrombocytopenic syndromes in pregnancy Yan M, Malinowski AK, Shehata N 2016 Obstet Med Health care providers Clinical research
A randomized controlled trial comparing the outcome of critically ill adults who received fresher vs. older red cells units Lacroix J, Hébert PC, Fergusson DA, Tinmouth A, Walsh T, Stanworth S, Campbell H, Boyd J, Burrows H, Hemmatapour S, on behalf of the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group 2016 ISBT Sci Ser Health care providers Clinical research
Platelet concentrate functionality assessed by thromboelastography or rotational thromboelastometry Arbaeen AF, Serrano K, Levin E, Devine DV 2016 Transfusion Researchers Basic research
Quality assessment of established and emerging blood components for transfusion Acker J, Marks DC, Sheffield W 2016 J Blood Transfus Blood operators Benchmarking and standard setting
AABB Committee Report: reducing transfusion-transmitted cytomegalovirus infections AABB Clinical Transfusion Medicine Committee, Heddle NM, Boeckh M, Grossman B, Jacobson J, Kleinman S, Tobian AAR, Webert K, Wong ECC, Roback JD 2016 Transfusion Blood operators Clinical research
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