Organs and tissues

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Oct 25, 2018

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities in Canada.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
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: 
Oct 4, 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

May 4, 2019 | 8:00AM to May 7, 2019 | 4:00PM


The 10th Congress of the International Pediatric Transplant Association will be held from May 4-7, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The meeting will start on Saturday, May 4 with 2 pre-congress symposiums including a half-day Foundations in Paediatric Transplantation Pre-symposium and a full-day Allied Health Pre-symposium. The main meeting will start in the late afternoon of Saturday, May 4 and will continue for 3 full days closing on Tuesday, May 7.

Organs and Tissues


Modified on: 
Nov 20, 2018

By Sarah Bowers, Undergraduate Student, Brown Lab, Centre for Blood Research

This post was originally published on the Centre for Blood Research blog. It has been republished here with permission with minor edits.


What is involved in getting blood that has been donated at a mobile clinic in Campbell River to a patient on the operating table at Vancouver General Hospital?

Modified on: 
Nov 14, 2018

Use plain language to tell the story of your research in blood, plasma, stem cells or organs & tissues.

Modified on: 
Nov 5, 2018

The Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) takes place this week in Toronto. The annual event is attended by hundreds of health professionals working in critical care, primarily physicians. A key event within the Forum is an unopposed plenary on brain death determination, to be held on Wednesday, November 7th.