The Research.Education.Discovery blog showcases Canadian Blood Services’ work and explains the basic science behind what we do. We invite readers to explore the worlds of transfusion and transplantation science and learn more about how our research leads to improvements in everyday practices and ultimately – and most importantly – better outcomes for patients.
These R.E.D. blog posts are republished from Canadian Blood Services’ main website. See all blogs at blood.ca/RED.
In the realm of medical advancements, innovations which improve blood donation are not just interesting discoveries but can have an immense impact. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions can be lifesaving
Awa Diagne, a Loran scholar and research assistant at Canadian Blood Services, contributed to a project called “Piloting and evaluating a community-led strategy for diversifying the stem cell registry
Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post highlights
Our partnership with the Centre for Blood Research (CBR) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is helping to train the next generation of researchers in transfusion science. This blog post
Tracy Cameron is the North and East Ontario regional manager for the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN). ORBCoN was launched in 2006 with funding by the Ontario Ministry of Health to
This post compiles responses from Canadian Blood Services research trainees Melika Loriamini, Mahsa Yazdanbakhsh, Tseday Tegegn, and Emel Islamzada, along with those of Dr. Sheharyar Raza and Dr
In a recent presentation titled “Delivering blood transfusions with pit-stop precision”, Dr. Jeannie Callum emphasizes the innovation and engineering involved in ensuring bleeding patients get the
The Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine (CSTM) annual conference, held in partnership with Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec, is just around the corner! The conference will be held May 25