Organs and tissues

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Sep 29, 2017

Canadian Blood Services and Trillium Gift of Life Network worked in collaboration with the Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) to host the Deceased Organ Donation Symposium that took place October 31 to November 2, 2016 in Toronto. The program reviewed current clinical practices and advances in the science of organ donation medicine, including emerging topics and evolving research. Videos of the seminars were recorded to provide those unable to attend an opportunity to meet Canadian and international critical care experts in the field of deceased organ donation.

View the 2016 CCCF videos

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Aug 3, 2017

Canadian Blood Services and Trillium Gift of Life Network worked in collaboration with the Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF) to host the Deceased Organ Donation Symposium that took place in October, 2015 in Toronto. The program reviewed current clinical practices and advances in the science of organ donation medicine, including emerging topics and evolving research. Videos of the seminars were recorded to provide those unable to attend an opportunity to meet Canadian and international critical care experts in the field of deceased organ donation.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 31, 2017

The BloodTechNet program was launched in 2011 to facilitate the development of innovative educational resources that support the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities in Canada.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

Upcoming Events

When
October 21, 2017 | 8:00AM to October 24, 2017 | 5:00PM
Where

Vancouver

** Programme and information is not yet available for the 2017 Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) **

What is the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress?

The Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) is the largest gathering of cardiovascular and allied health professionals in Canada.

Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
When
November 8, 2017 | 8:00AM to November 9, 2017 | 5:00PM
Where

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Please note the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) fall meeting does not yet have a programme or schedule.

To learn about the 2016 Fall Meeting, please click here. 

Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells

Blog

women in stem

Modified on: 
Oct 10, 2017

To encourage more young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and in honour of Ada Lovelace Day 2017, we are pleased to share profiles of women in these essential fields at Canadian Blood Services.

We chose these stories in particular because they share a common theme of both perseverance and flexibility. They represent just a sampling of the convergence of skills, abilities and professional backgrounds that support Canada’s national blood system, its related activities, and the patients it serves.

women in STEM

Modified on: 
Oct 10, 2017

To encourage more young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math, and in honour of Ada Lovelace Day 2017, we are pleased to share profiles of women in these essential fields at Canadian Blood Services.

 

differences

Modified on: 
Oct 4, 2017

In this six-part series, Dr. Jeannie Callum, a hospital-based transfusion specialist, shares her real-life experience witnessing the impact of blood donation on patient lives. She provides some fascinating insight into blood transfusion, past and present, and emphasizes the need for male donors and why some donors may be safer for patients. Read the complete series here.