Organs and tissues

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Jun 19, 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: 
Jun 7, 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
Modified on: 
Jun 1, 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

Upcoming Events

When
August 16, 2018 | 12:00PM to 7:00PM
Where

Vancouver

Join us at our upcoming CBR Research Day on Thursday, August 16th!  This is always a spectacular event, starting off with lunch and terrific 3 minute PPT presentations by our 25+ summer students.  This will be followed by a keynote address by Dr. Farah Alibay, an Aerospace Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.  And finally, there will be loads of posters, with beer, wine, and a BBQ dinner for all to enjoy!

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
When
July 30, 2018 | 8:00AM to July 31, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Melbourne, Australia

Safety and Quality Conference: The Deteriorating Patient

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
When
August 25, 2018 | 8:00AM to August 29, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Munich, Germany

ESC Congress 2018

Spotlight: Valvular Heart Disease

The world's largest cardiovascular congress brings together:

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

Blog

Modified on: 
Jul 11, 2018

Once Local Day wrapped up, the 35th Congress of the International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT) got into full swing. What followed was four days of the latest in transfusion medicine and science, delivered in a jam-packed schedule of concurrent sessions.

Modified on: 
Jul 5, 2018

Held in Toronto, the 35th Congress of the International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT) kicked off with a “Local Day” on Saturday June 2nd. Organized by the Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine, and chaired by Dr. Katerina Pavenski, Local Day focused on Canadian advances in transfusion medicine over the years: past, present, and future.

discovery research on display during ISBT 2018

Modified on: 
Jul 5, 2018

Earlier this month, the international community of transfusion medicine and science professionals converged on Toronto, Ontario, for the 35th Congress of the International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT). Held every other year at different locations around the globe, the ISBT congress is one of the main knowledge sharing and networking events in the field of transfusion. This year was the first time since 2002 that the ISBT congress was held in Canada.