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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. 

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Lessons from afar: International experts share organ donation experience

Jeudi, mai 23, 2019
Canadian Blood Services’ Donation Physician Network (DPN) connects clinical care physicians and provides access to e ducational resources including webinars on leading practices, clincial case studies, literature and emerging issues. In the spirit of international collaboration, experts in organ...
Canadian Blood Services’ scientist recognized for his mentorship of graduate students

Mercredi, mai 22, 2019
Dr. Jason Acker was recently awarded the University of Alberta Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) Graduate Student Supervisor Award. We chatted to Dr. Acker to find out what this award means to him.
Writing competition runner up: Phlebotomy to improve surgical outcomes and donor blood economy – a redemption story

Mardi, mai 21, 2019
Lily Park’s entry was awarded 2nd place in our Lay Science Writing Competition. It describes research by a group at The Ottawa Hospital to improve patient outcomes following liver surgery, while reducing blood loss and the need for blood transfusion.
Exploring barriers and enablers to more inclusive source plasma donations

Jeudi, mai 16, 2019
As work gets underway, the lead investigators in one of fifteen funded MSM Research projects, discuss the significance of consultation and collaboration to their research, and explain the anticipated impacts and feasibility of introducing alternative donor eligibility screening criteria for source plasma.
University of Alberta’s Timothy Caulfield receives James Kreppner Award

Mardi, mai 14, 2019
The 2018 award named for lawyer and tireless blood activist James Kreppner, will fund much-needed research into legal and regulatory issues around the long-term storage and use of biological samples.
Nominations now open for the 2019 Canadian Blood Services Lifetime Achievement Award

Lundi, mai 13, 2019
Recipients of the Canadian Blood Services Lifetime Achievement Award are individuals whose landmark contributions are recognized as both extraordinary and world class in the field of transfusion or transplantation medicine, stem cell or cord blood research in Canada and/or abroad.

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