Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Jun 20, 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.

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Modified on: 
May 21, 2019

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

Whistler, British Columbia, Canada



About the Canadian Critical Care Conference

Organs and Tissues
When
September 23, 2019 | 8:00AM to September 24, 2019 | 4:30PM
Where

Bethesda, MD

The development and execution of clinical trials that evaluate hemostatic products are impeded by the lack of commonly accepted outcomes by the necessary funding and regulatory agencies. The establishment of clinically relevant outcomes that are widely accepted for patients in clinical trials evaluating hemostatic blood products and therapeutics will enhance the ability to perform high quality clinical trials.

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When
September 16, 2019 | 8:00AM to September 17, 2019 | 4:00PM
Where

Vancouver

Every year, BC Transplant hosts an educational conference for healthcare professionals around the province who work in organ donation and transplantation. BCT Education Days 2019: Journey from Donation to Transplant will be held on Sept. 16 and 17 at Vancouver General Hospital's Paetzold Health Education Centre. As part of BC Transplant's mandate to support knowledge program through research and teaching, this two-day conference will feature a program focused on organ donation (Sept. 16) and transplant (Sept. 17).

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Blog

Modified on: 
Jun 19, 2019

A team of experts gathered by the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines has developed new clinical guidelines and accompanying patient and physician resources for Fetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia (FNAIT) – a potentially devastating illness in fetuses and newborns.

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Modified on: 
Jun 10, 2019

The Centre for Blood Research’s symposium was held in Vancouver, British Columbia in April. Featuring talks from world-class researchers, trainees and patients, the Norman Bethune Symposium provided attendees with the perfect blend of information and inspiration.

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Modified on: 
Jun 5, 2019

The ability to genetically modify a cell is a powerful tool. Genetically modified cells have advanced our understanding of how the body works and how diseases develop. They are currently used to treat a range of diseases, from cancers to bleeding disorders. Yet, not all cells are easily modified. Dr. Stefanie Novakowski’s joint 3rd place entry to our Lay Science Writing Competition explains more.

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