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 16, 2018 | 8:00AM to November 17, 2018 | 6:00PM
Where

Edmonton

The purpose of the conference is to bring together multiple voices to support and build inclusive an equitable teaching and learning environments for medical staff, sickle cell disease patients, their families, first responders the public and other stakeholders. The event will be targeted towards physicians, surgeons, researchers and other medical practitioners within the community committed to finding a cure for Sickle Cell Anemia and more knowledge of the continued effects of sickle cell anemia trait.

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Stem Cells
When
November 16, 2018 | 8:30AM to 3:30PM
Where

Halifax

9th Annual Blood Matters Conference. Theme for this year's conference is Commitment to Excellence.

Event will take place at Saint Mary's University, Loyola Conference Hall, 903 Robie Street, Halifax, NS.

Click here for more information.

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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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Blog

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.

Modified on: 
Nov 1, 2018

Health professionals, patients, and policy makers gathered in Ottawa to discuss the future of transplantation in Canada at the Canadian Transplant Summit 2018 — October 16-20, 2018.