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Jul 20, 2018

The R.E.D. blog launched in February 2016 and we’ve published 47 articles that have attracted a combined total of 37,000 readers. We hope you’ve enjoyed them.

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Jul 5, 2018

Communicating science is an important part of the job for anyone involved in clinical research, whether it takes place face-to-face with the patient, a donor or the wider scientific community. Unfortunately, outreach like this can seem a daunting prospect to the lab scientist and practitioner; it is often easier to hide behind the bench or the stethoscope.

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Jul 10, 2018

Go back to Making decisions the right way - a global endeavour - Part 1

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Jul 10, 2018

Canadian Blood Services helped develop a unique framework for blood operators around the world to help improve and standardize the decision-making process when it comes blood safety.

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Jul 6, 2018

Canadian Blood Services staff part of a team of experts who organized the first international leadership workshop on organ donation and transplantation in Beijing, China.

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Jul 6, 2018

A two-day meeting will be held in January 2017 with national and international stakeholders to identify research priorities for closing knowledge gaps that impact donor eligibility for men who have sex with men.

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Jul 20, 2018

How long is too long? New study reveals truth about age of red blood cells

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Nov 15, 2016

Documentary brings to the screen the lasting impact and major importance of organ donation across the country.

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Jul 6, 2018

The James Kreppner Award program supports legal research relevant to Canadian Blood Services. Research priorities for the James Kreppner Award include the legal and regulatory aspects of (a) donation, collection, storage, and use of blood, blood products, and hematopoietic stem cells; and (b) organ and tissue donation and transplantation. The 2016 James Kreppner Award will support one project with up to $50,000 for a period of one year. This year’s competition closes Nov. 30 2016.

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Jul 20, 2018

Canadian Blood Services implemented leukoreduction for the production of its red blood cells and platelet components in the late 1990s.

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