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Aug 16, 2016

Images from the Lazarus Research Group lab show some fascinating and potentially life-saving science in action.

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Jun 28, 2016

Located in Vancouver, BC, near the University of British Columbia campus, our netCAD blood for research facility comprises a whole blood and apheresis donor clinic as well as a research and production laboratory.

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Jan 11, 2017

"The ever-present need for innovative ways to combat dengue and other emerging viruses and pathogens has never been clearer."

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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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Aug 16, 2016

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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Aug 16, 2016

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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Sep 19, 2016

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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Feb 10, 2017

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.

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