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Jun 28, 2016

One of our own medical experts helped bring believability to the newest season of The X-Files.

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Jul 10, 2018

Wonder drug it may be, but IVIg is a slippery fish. Even after 60 years, little is known about precisely how it works.

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Jul 5, 2018

Led by Dr. Sandra Ramirez, a development scientist at Canadian Blood Services’ Centre for Innovation, this research project led to a new standard that will reduce the number of discarded red blood cell units.

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Jul 20, 2018

A new innovation by a team of Canadian Blood Services researchers and the National HLA Advisory Committee has improved the situation for Canadian transplant patients.

Launched in April 2012, the Canadian cPRA Calculator was developed to support Canadian Blood Services’ transplant programs. It’s a web-based application used by the entire Canadian transplant community to estimate the percentage of Canadian organ donors with whom a transplant candidate may be incompatible. 

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Jul 6, 2018

A research, education. and discovery blog

Did you know that we do research? Quite a lot of it, in fact. 

Last year, our research teams, working in our labs across Canada, published 250+ scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented 200+ posters or talks at major national and international conferences. Their discoveries have contributed to major advances in transfusion and transplantation medicine.