Recent Updates

Published: 
Jul 20, 2018
Chapter 12

This chapter reviews the testing and treatments that are relevant for mothers and their fetuses/infants during pregnancy and postnatally to reduce the risks of hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN) and of immune thrombocytopenias.

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Published: 
Aug 16, 2018
Chapter 18

Platelets are the smallest of the blood cells, with a diameter of two to three microns and no nucleus. Their main function is to mediate primary hemostasis, though they are involved in a number of other processes including primary immunity, tumour progression and inflammation. 

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Modified on: 
Oct 25, 2018

We are pleased to provide on a regular basis a Surveillance Report describing infectious disease surveillance that our stakeholders can consult to make evidence-based decisions.

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Upcoming Events

When
November 22, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Speaker:

Dr. Steven Kleinman
Clinical Professor of Pathology
University of British Columbia

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When
November 27, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Speaker:

Dr. Ted Warkentin, MD, BSc(Med), FRCPC, FACP, FRCP (Edin)
Professor, Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Hamilton General Hospital

 

More details to follow.

 

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When
December 11, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Speaker:

Dr. Donald Arnold, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology and Thromboembolism, Department of Medicine, McMaster University

 

More details to follow.

 

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Blog

Modified on: 
Nov 20, 2018

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 minor edits.

 

What is involved in getting blood that has been donated at a mobile clinic in Campbell River to a patient on the operating table at Vancouver General Hospital?

Modified on: 
Nov 14, 2018

Use plain language to tell the story of your research in blood, plasma, stem cells or organs & tissues.

Modified on: 
Nov 5, 2018

The Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) takes place this week in Toronto. The annual event is attended by hundreds of health professionals working in critical care, primarily physicians. A key event within the Forum is an unopposed plenary on brain death determination, to be held on Wednesday, November 7th.