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.

 

January 26, 2023
Abby Wolfe
Announcing the winning entries from the Canadian Blood Services Research 180 Video Competition showcasing “Impact in motion”!
January 19, 2023
Trainees
Summer students at the Centre for Blood Research describe their informative tour of Canadian Blood Services’ Blood4Research facility, where they learned about what this facility does and how blood is
December 15, 2022
Colton Strong
Colton Strong, a PhD Candidate supervised by Dr. Christian Kastrup and Canadian Blood Services chief scientist, Dr. Dana Devine, at the Centre for Blood Research, shares his experience presenting
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