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May 22, 2019

Canadian Blood Services’ Donation Physician Network (DPN) connects clinical care physicians and provides access to educational resources including webinars on leading practices, clincial case studies, literature and emerging issues. In the spirit of international collaboration, experts in organ donation and transplantation from the U.K.

Organs and Tissues
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May 21, 2019

Dr. Jason Acker was recently awarded the University of Alberta Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) Graduate Student Supervisor Award. We chatted to Dr. Acker to find out what this award means to him.

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May 13, 2019

The 2018 award named for lawyer and tireless blood activist James Kreppner, will fund much-needed research into legal and regulatory issues around the long-term storage and use of biological samples.

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May 12, 2019

Recipients of the Canadian Blood Services Lifetime Achievement Award are individuals whose landmark contributions are recognized as both extraordinary and world class in the field of transfusion or transplantation medicine, stem cell or cord blood research in Canada and/or abroad.

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May 7, 2019

Canadian Blood Services, Trillium Gift of Life Network and the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program partnered to host the Deceased Organ Donation Symposium that took place at the Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) on November 7 – 8, 2018.

The CCCF is a national forum attended by hundreds of health care professionals, primarily physicians, working in critical care.

Organs and Tissues
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Apr 22, 2019

Collaboration leads to publication dedicated to supporting the critical care community in donor identification and referral allowing more potential organ donors to save lives, and more donor families to fulfill their loved one’s wishes

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Apr 4, 2019

The results of our first-ever Lay Science Writing Competition are in, read-on to discover who gets top-prize and what happens next.

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Transfusion
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Jan 14, 2019

Five hundred kidney transplants made possible through national highly sensitized patient program

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Dec 31, 2018

As the year comes to a close and 2019 is set to begin, we take a moment to reflect on the 2018 articles that were among the most popular.

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Nov 26, 2018

This #givingtuesday — November 27, 2018 — organizations across the country are raising awareness about living donation. 

Did you know that more than 3,000 Canadians are on a waiting list for kidney transplantation?

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