Organs and tissues

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Apr 20, 2018

Canadian Blood Services, Trillium Gift of Life Network and the Canadian National Transplant Research Program worked in collaboration with the Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) to host the Deceased Organ Donation Symposium that took place October 3 to October 4, 2017. The program reviewed current clinical practices and advances in the science of organ donation medicine, including emerging topics and evolving research. Videos of the seminars were recorded to provide those unable to attend an opportunity to meet Canadian and international critical care experts in the field of deceased organ donation.

View the 2017 CCCF videos

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 18, 2018

Read about Canadian Blood Services’ recently published Organ Donation and Transplantation 2016 System Progress Report Update and the Donation and Transplantation Interprovincial Programs Report 2009-2016 to find out more about Canada’s donation and transplantation activities.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Apr 18, 2018

Two new patient and public education and awareness brochures are now available! View or download What is Living Kidney Paired Donation and Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) Program

Organs and Tissues

Upcoming Events

When
April 25, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Webinar

Speaker:

Dr. Matthew Flick
Associate Professor, Division of Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology, Cinciannati Children's Hospital Research Foundation 

Location:

Room LSC3
Life Sciences Centre at UBC Point Grey Campus
2350 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z3

Organs and Tissues
When
April 22, 2018 | 8:00AM to April 29, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

National

National Organ and Tissue Awareness Week (NOTDAW) will take place April 22 - 29, 2018 and will feature special events and initiatives across the country. Stay tuned...

Register to be an organ and tissue donor. Visit organtissuedonation.ca

Organs and Tissues
When
May 3, 2018 | 8:00AM to May 5, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Vancouver

The CSN Annual General Meeting and Pre-Course is designed for physicians in academic and community based practice settings who are interested in the clinical and research aspects of nephrology. The meeting content has been developed using feedback from CSN membership responses to the recent Needs Assessment survey.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

Blog

ISBT 2018 banner

Modified on: 
Apr 18, 2018

The International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) is coming to town! Seven weeks and counting down until the 35th International Congress of the ISBT takes place in Toronto. This prestigious international meeting of transfusion medicine professionals hasn’t been held here in Canada since 2002.

The early registration deadline is April 19.  

Dr. Conway in rural Uganda

Modified on: 
Apr 12, 2018

This week, we catch up with Dr. Ed Conway, the director of the Centre for Blood Research at the University of British Columbia and a Canadian Blood Services adjunct scientist.  

 

Dr. Mark Scott in the lab, Paris, 1991

Modified on: 
Apr 12, 2018

For the latest edition of “Meet the researcher”, Fennie Easton van der Graaf, an undergraduate researcher at the University of British Columbia, chatted with Dr. Mark Scott, Canadian Blood Services’ senior scientist and a pioneer in immunocamouflage of cells to prevent their detection by the immune system.