Recent Updates

Published: 
Sep 10, 2019
Chapter 7

Background

Originally all plasma fractionation products were derived from pooled human plasma. Increasingly, many plasma proteins are manufactured by biotechnology as recombinant proteins, without need for donated plasma; depending on the plasma protein product, either a recombinant or fractionated product, or both are available in Canada.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Aug 16, 2019

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
February 10, 2020 | 8:00AM to February 13, 2020 | 4:00PM
Where

Whistler



About the Canadian Critical Care Conference

Organs and Tissues
When
October 15, 2019 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

Kevin H. M. Kuo, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Clinician-Investigator and Staff Hematologist
University Health Network

Objectives:

TBA

References:

n/a

 

Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Transfusion
When
October 16, 2019 | 8:00AM to October 19, 2019 | 4:00PM
Where

Banff

Presented in partnership by Canadian Blood Services, the Canadian Society of Transplantation, and the Canadian Donation and Transplantion Research Program, the 2019 Transplant Summit brings to together stakeholders in Canadian transplantation with cutting edge science and leading clinical practices that can be used to advance the practice and science of transplantation in Canada.

For details and to register visit: https://conference.cst-transplant.ca/ 

Organs and Tissues

Blog

Modified on: 
Oct 7, 2019

This year marks the fifth annual Deceased Organ Donation Symposium at the Critical Care Canada Forum in Toronto. This two-day symposium held Nov. 11–12, 2019 promotes scientific research in organ donation and transplantation and its application to critical care practice. 

Organs and Tissues

Modified on: 
Sep 30, 2019

Stories underlie all research experiences, but these stories are rarely told. The Centre for Innovation is excited to launch its second annual Lay Science Writing Competition and give our research trainees the chance to tell those stories!

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion

Modified on: 
Sep 18, 2019

Centre for Innovation scientist Dr. Jason Acker was recently inducted as a Fellow of the Society for Cryobiology, a prestigious international award that recognizes individuals who have had an exemplary impact on the field of cryobiology. Congratulations to Dr. Acker, who received this award over the summer at the Society for Cryobiology’s annual meeting in San Diego.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion