Organs and tissues

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Feb 2, 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: 
Jan 29, 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: 
Feb 15, 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.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

Upcoming Events

When
March 1, 2018 | 8:00AM to March 3, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Geneva, Switzerland

Welcome to the third Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Summit: From basic to clinical research: How to improve HCC clinical care? to be held in Geneva, Switzerland from 1-3 March 2018.

Brought to you by the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL). 

HCC is considered one of the most important causes of death in patients affected with chronic liver disease. In the past years, major advances in the early diagnosis and treatment, particularly in advanced stages, have taken place.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
When
March 3, 2018 | 8:00AM to March 6, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Orlando, Florida

The Annual Conference on Dialysis, and Annual Symposium on Pediatric Dialysis are presented by the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology; Continuing Medical Education and Physician Lifelong Learning; the University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing; and the Academy for Postgraduate Health Care Education.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
When
March 18, 2018 | 8:00AM to March 21, 2018 | 4:00PM
Where

Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to the 44th EBMT Annual Meeting! This meeting includes the 34th EBMT Nurses Group Meeting, the 17th Data Management Group meeting, the 10th Quality Management Group meeting, the 7th Paediatric Day, the 3rd Pharmacyst Day, the 12th Patient, Family and Donor Group Day and the 2nd Psychiatry and Psychology Day. This ever growing number of dedicated "days" mirrors the truly comprehensive nature of the Group.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

Blog

opportunity

Modified on: 
Feb 22, 2018

Knowledge dissemination is a vital step needed for research to be translated into new applications and improved processes. Through our Centre for Innovation, Canadian Blood Services conducts and supports research related to transfusion medicine and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. KnowledgeInfusion webinars disseminate our research findings to Canadian Blood Services staff, helping them learn about exciting new discoveries and understand how they can be applied to address the organization’s challenges. The presentations are also recorded and shared on our Professional Education website to reach a broader audience.

blood on the move

Modified on: 
Feb 15, 2018

Since 2011, many excellent projects have come to life through Canadian Blood Services' BloodTechNet program, which also receives support from Grifols. A new resource, titled Blood & Clots, and one of its creators, are the focus of today's post.

Dr. Ramirez on vacation with her family.

Modified on: 
Feb 7, 2018

This week, we catch up with Dr. Sandra Ramirez-Arcos, Canadian Blood Services’ development scientist and head of the microbiology laboratory in Ottawa.

How long have you been with Canadian Blood Services?

I started working at Canadian Blood Services on November 10, 2003, so it will be 15 years in November 2018!