Announcing the winners of the Research 180 Video Competition

Announcing the winners of the Research 180 Video Competition Transplantation Organs and Tissues Plasma Stem Cells Transfusion Blood Thursday, January 26, 2023 Abby Wolfe This year, Canadian Blood Services offered the Research 180 Video Competition in partnership with the Centre for Blood Research at the University of British Columbia. In this twist on the Lay...

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2022 CBR summer students tour the netCAD Blood4Research facility

2022 CBR summer students tour the netCAD Blood4Research facility Plasma Transfusion Blood Thursday, January 19, 2023 Trainees Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post highlights just some of the achievements in education,...

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Top 5 blog posts of 2022

Top 5 blog posts of 2022 Transplantation Organs and Tissues Plasma Stem Cells Transfusion Blood Thursday, December 29, 2022 Sarah Hogg As we approach a new year, let’s look back at the five most popular posts from the Research, Education and Discovery blog this year.   1. Forecasting red blood cell demand: Improving ordering strategies in...

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CBR Travel Awards: Attending the ISTH 2022 Congress

CBR Travel Awards: Attending the ISTH 2022 Congress Transfusion Blood Thursday, December 15, 2022 Colton Strong Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post highlights just some of the achievements in education, training...

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BloodTechNet’s support of educational rotation helps lab adopt new technology

BloodTechNet’s support of educational rotation helps lab adopt new technology Transplantation Organs and Tissues Transfusion Tuesday, December 06, 2022 Abby Wolfe Each year, Canadian Blood Services’ BloodTechNet award program supports innovative educational projects that deliver educational tools and resources to the transfusion, cellular therapy and transplantation communities of health-professionals in Canada. One project aims to...

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Canadian Blood Services Research Ethics Board seeks new Volunteer Researcher Member

Canadian Blood Services Research Ethics Board seeks new Volunteer Researcher Member Transplantation Organs and Tissues Plasma Stem Cells Transfusion Blood Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Abby Wolfe Guiding the research that informs the future of transfusion, cellular therapy and transplantation By engaging an extended network of partners, Canadian Blood Services’ research sparks discovery, informs the development...

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Research and education highlights: Innovation and Portfolio Management in 2021–22

Research and education highlights: Innovation and Portfolio Management in 2021–22 Transfusion Blood Thursday, November 17, 2022 Tricia Abe Canadian Blood Services’ Innovation and Portfolio Management annual progress report for 2021–22 is now available.  The report recaps the collaborations in research and education that take place every day in Innovation and Portfolio Management to support our...

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Emerging Artificial Intelligence Methods to Assess Transfusion Quality

Emerging Artificial Intelligence Methods to Assess Transfusion Quality Transfusion Blood Thursday, November 10, 2022 Erik Lamoureux Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post highlights just some of the achievements accomplished by CBR...

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CBR Research Day 2022: A day to celebrate summer student research

CBR Research Day 2022: A day to celebrate summer student research Plasma Transfusion Blood Tuesday, November 08, 2022 Trainees Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post highlights just some of the achievements...

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Updated resources for transfusion professionals: transfusion reactions

Updated resources for transfusion professionals: transfusion reactions Transfusion Blood Thursday, October 27, 2022 Abby Wolfe While blood transfusions in Canada are generally very safe, some reactions can still occur after a transfusion. Chapter 10 in Canadian Blood Services’ Clinical Guide to Transfusion provides health-care professionals with important information about recognizing, managing, and preventing these reactions....

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