Recent Updates

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.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
May 18, 2019

Lessons from down under
May 8, 2019
Dr. Helen Opdam
National Medical Director of the Australian Organ and Tissue Authority
Senior Intensive Care Specialist, Austin Hospital in Melbourne
Director, Warringal Private Hospital Intensive Care Unit

Organs and Tissues
Published: 
Jan 17, 2019
Chapter 1

This first chapter of the Clinical Guide to Transfusion provides an overview of the blood system in Canada, the regulations and standards that are in place and the organizations and professionals that, together, ensure transfusion medicine safety for Canadian patients. 

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Upcoming Events

When
May 23, 2019 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

Dr. Mark Popovsky
Chief Safety Officer, Haemonetics Corporation
Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the clinical morbidity of TACO
  2. Understand the risk factors for TACO
  3. Understand risk mitigation strategies for TACO

This event is an Accredited 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
May 24, 2019 | 8:00AM to May 26, 2019 | 5:00PM
Where

Fredericton

Fredericton Convention Centre, 670 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB

LABCON is the annual conference hosted by CSMLS as a place for laboratory professionals, managers, directors and educators to share knowledge, explore new technology and connect with colleagues from across the country.

Be inspired by the energy of like-minded individuals and the knowledge from the conference.

Click here for further information https://labcon.csmls.org/

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Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
When
May 31, 2019 | 8:00AM to June 1, 2019 | 4:00PM
Where

Vancouver

The 3rd Annual National Conference on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) will be held from May 31-June 1, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The conference offers an introduction to MAID and a Simulated "Hands On" MAID Procedural experience course as well as a Research Forum.

To learn more about this Conference, please click here

Organs and Tissues

Blog

Modified on: 
May 20, 2019

Lily Park’s entry was awarded 2nd place in our Lay Science Writing Competition. It describes research by a group at The Ottawa Hospital to improve patient outcomes following liver surgery, while reducing blood loss and the need for blood transfusion.

Transfusion

Modified on: 
May 13, 2019

The 2018 award named for lawyer and tireless blood activist James Kreppner, will fund much-needed research into legal and regulatory issues around the long-term storage and use of biological samples.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion

Modified on: 
May 12, 2019

Recipients of the Canadian Blood Services Lifetime Achievement Award are individuals whose landmark contributions are recognized as both extraordinary and world class in the field of transfusion or transplantation medicine, stem cell or cord blood research in Canada and/or abroad.

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Stem Cells
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