Research. Education. Discovery. Blog

Our Research, Education, and Discovery Blog is a showcase for our work as well as the basic science behind what we do. Here we invite readers to explore the worlds of transfusion and transplantation science and learn more about how our research leads to improved everyday practices and ultimately – and most importantly – better outcomes for patients. 

Subscribe to RSS  - Grab this link and add it to your favourite feed reader. 

Filter stories by topic
198 News items showing
The ethics of doing good research

Thursday, August 08, 2019
By ensuring that innovation respects the rights of research participants, the Research Ethics Board helps Canadian Blood Services advance high quality health research to improve the lives of Canadians.
New data report on eye and tissue banking in Canada

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
The 2017 Canadian Eye and Tissue Banking Statistics report is the first to include five consecutive years of data, allowing for new insight into provincial and national trends.
I’m fascinated by the power of stem cells: Q&A with Dr. Nicolas Pineault

Friday, July 19, 2019
Dr. Nicolas Pineault speaks about his passion for stem cell research, and the exciting new projects he’s currently engaged in.
Highlights from the Canadian transfusion community’s annual conference

Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine’s annual conference took place in Calgary, Alberta in early June. The Centre for Innovation’s Geraldine Walsh was there and shares her highlights.
Cord blood for research – what you need to know

Tuesday, July 09, 2019
July is Cord Blood Awareness Month. Since 2014, Canadian Blood Services, in partnership with The Ottawa Hospital, has been running a Cord Blood for Research Program to facilitate cord blood research in Canada.
Stories worth sharing: Effectively communicating “Research that matters!”

Thursday, July 04, 2019
Before launching the Canadian Blood Services’ Lay Science Writing Competition for research trainees, the Centre for Innovation made sure to have the right team in place. Valuable support from Science Borealis and the Centre for Blood Research helped make our inaugural competition a success.

Subscribe to RSS  - Grab this link and add it to your favourite feed reader.