Research.Education.Discovery Blog

The Research.Education.Discovery blog showcases Canadian Blood Services’ work and explains the basic science behind what we do. We invite readers to explore the worlds of transfusion and transplantation science and learn more about how our research leads to improvements in everyday practices and ultimately – and most importantly – better outcomes for patients.

These R.E.D. blog posts are republished from Canadian Blood Services’ main website. See all blogs at blood.ca/RED.

 

December 6, 2022
Abby Wolfe
With funding from BloodTechNet, the National Human Leukocyte Antigen Advisory Committee (NHLAAC) Rotation Program – Travel Bursary supports educational laboratory rotations for histocompatibility and
November 29, 2022
Abby Wolfe
The Canadian Blood Services Research Ethics Board evaluates research applications and acts as a resource to support Canadian Blood Services in maintaining ethical integrity in its research activities
November 17, 2022
Tricia Abe
Canadian Blood Services’ Innovation and Portfolio Management annual progress report for 2021–22 is now available. The report recaps the collaborations in research and education that take place every
November 10, 2022
Erik Lamoureux
Erik Lamoureux, recipient of a Canadian Blood Services graduate fellowship award and PhD Student at CBR, summarizes research on red blood cell deformability using deep learning in this blog repost
November 8, 2022
Trainees
Want to learn about the latest research at the Centre for Blood Research (CBR)? If cutting-edge, interdisciplinary work in science and medicine interests you, then you’ll want to catch this event
October 27, 2022
Abby Wolfe
The chapter on transfusion reactions in Canadian Blood Services’ Clinical Guide to Transfusion, has been updated with all-new content. Chapter 10 provides transfusion medicine professionals with
October 6, 2022
Steven Jiang
Red blood cell transfusions are a crucial and often life-saving treatment for patients living with anemia, sickle cell disease and other conditions. This post describes recent research from the Centre
September 8, 2022
Abby Wolfe
Canadian Blood Services chief scientist, Dr. Dana Devine, attended her first meeting with the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative in 2002. This September, she’ll commence
August 30, 2022
Trainees
Nicolas Pereyra, a graduate student at the Centre for Blood Research, placed third in the University of British Columbia’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Read on the learn about the research