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Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Aug 2, 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.

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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

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Modified on: 
Aug 22, 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

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Upcoming Events

When
September 24, 2018 | 8:00AM to September 26, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Calgary

Dynamics of Critical Care Conference 2018

Dynamics is the “must attend” conference for critical care nurses in Canada.  Dynamics offers exhibitors the opportunity to profile your products, educate the end-user and obtain valuable feedback from over 400 critical care nurses from across Canada and abroad. 

A program for the conference has yet to be released, but to find out more, please click here

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When
October 1, 2018 | 8:00AM to October 5, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Baltimore, MD

The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) is an international society of professionals dedicated to advancing the science, education and application of immunogenetics and transplant immunology.

This five day, interactive meeting will connect you to over 900 professionals and the latest updates in immunogenetics and transplant immunology.

Important Dates

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Stem Cells
When
October 11, 2018 | 8:00AM to October 13, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Australia

The ANZICS/ACCCN Intensive Care Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), which incorporates the annual Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference is the preeminent critical care meeting in Australasia for the calendar year and will be an important platform that will allow doctors, nurses and allied health practitioners to meaningfully connect and discuss new developments and research in the field of intensive and critical care.

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Blog

Poster time at the CBR Research Day

Modified on: 
Sep 10, 2018

Research day celebrates the end of summer and close of the Centre for Blood Research Summer Studentship Program. This year's keynote speaker, Dr. Farah Alibay, an aerospace engineer with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles spoke of her work on the Mars InSight mission.

Modified on: 
Sep 4, 2018

This week, we connected with Dr. Jelena Holovati about her work as a Canadian Blood Services adjunct scientist and her role as laboratory director of the Edmonton Stem Cell Manufacturing Program.

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Modified on: 
Sep 11, 2018

Exciting research from the University of British Columbia could make it easier to match blood to patients, by turning all blood into type O, the universal donor. This work was just presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, and has created quite a buzz. I chatted to our Chief Scientist, Dr. Dana Devine, and  Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu to learn more.