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Jan 18, 2021

Dr. Devine will bring roles together to bridge discoveries into better care

Stem Cells
Transfusion
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Jan 13, 2021

Dr. Celina Montemayor-Garcia is a researcher and transfusion medicine specialist whose main interest is understanding how genomics and bioinformatics can be used to improve care for transfusion patients. She spoke to us about advances in precision medicine and genomics, and what they could mean for the future of blood systems.

Transfusion
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Jan 11, 2021

Blood plasma-derived IVIg holds promise as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. A new study suggests that combining IVIg with a new drug delivery technique that helps get IVIg into the brain could increase its effectiveness and help make the best use of this precious treatment.

Transfusion
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Dec 30, 2020

What a year 2020 has been! Take a look back with us by checking out the five most visited R.E.D. blog posts in 2020.

Transfusion
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Dec 16, 2020

The Centre for Blood Research’s 2020 Earl W. Davie Symposium marked the first since Dr. Davie’s passing in June. Read on to hear Kristine Ho, the Centre for Blood Research’s communication coordinator, reflect on this year’s symposium.

Transfusion
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Dec 9, 2020

The Centre for Innovation is the heart of Canadian Blood Services’ research and development activities. Its latest annual report, covering the fiscal year 2019-2020, is now available on blood.ca.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion
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Nov 4, 2020

Canada’s leading experts in transfusion medicine came together to collaborate on Treat the Bleed, a website that provides guidance for front-line physicians in treating bleeding patients.

Transfusion
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Oct 25, 2020

The Centre for Innovation is delighted to launch our third annual Lay Science Writing Competition. This year’s theme – Challenges 2020 – provides an outlet for trainees to tell their stories of research, science and communication during this unprecedented and challenging year.

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Transfusion
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Oct 21, 2020

With funding from Canadian Blood Services’ BloodTechNet Award Program, transfusion medicine specialists developed Learnserology.ca, an online curriculum that supports serology education.

Transfusion
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Oct 19, 2020

How Canadian Blood Services quickly stood up a seroprevalence lab able to test thousands of donor blood samples for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies each day

Transfusion

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