Research.Education.Discovery Blog

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


January 15, 2019
Jenny Ryan
Five hundred kidney transplants made possible through national highly sensitized patient program
January 10, 2019
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
#WeDoResearch! Through our Centre for Innovation, our engaged network of scientists, medical experts, partners, and collaborators conduct and disseminate high quality, impactful research for the
January 1, 2019
Jenny Ryan
As the year comes to a close and 2019 is set to begin, we take a moment to reflect on the 2018 articles that were among the most popular.
December 20, 2018
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
This week, we chat to Canadian Blood Services’ adjunct scientist, Dr. Mel Krajden, about his research work at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control and his role as a Canadian Blood Services
December 13, 2018
Guest Author
In November, the University of British Columbia Centre for Blood Research (CBR) hosted its 12th annual Earl W. Davie Symposium in Vancouver, BC. During the event, researchers, students, clinicians and
December 3, 2018
Ross FitzGerald
Canadian Blood Services has recently made progress on several fronts that may further evolve the eligibility criteria for men who have sex with men. This includes supporting more research projects as
November 27, 2018
Jenny Ryan
This #givingtuesday — November 27, 2018 — organizations across the country are raising awareness about living donation. Did you know that more than 3,000 Canadians are on a waiting list for kidney
November 21, 2018
Guest Author
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
November 15, 2018
Jenny Ryan
Use plain language to tell the story of your research in blood, plasma, stem cells or organs & tissues.