Transfusion medicine

Recent Updates

Modified on: 
May 22, 2019

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.

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Modified on: 
May 21, 2019

We are pleased to provide on a regular basis a Surveillance Report describing infectious disease surveillance that our stakeholders can consult to make evidence-based decisions.

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Published: 
Jan 17, 2019
Chapter 1

This first chapter of the Clinical Guide to Transfusion provides an overview of the blood system in Canada, the regulations and standards that are in place and the organizations and professionals that, together, ensure transfusion medicine safety for Canadian patients. 

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Upcoming Events

When
June 4, 2019 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Speaker:

Dr. Tanya Petraszko, MD, FRCPC
Associate Medical Director, West, Canadian Blood Services 
Medical Director, Cord Blood Bank, Canadian Blood Services
Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia

 

More details to follow.

 

Transfusion
When
June 18, 2019 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

More details to follow.

 

Transfusion
When
June 20, 2019 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Toronto/Webinar

Speaker:

Dr. Michelle Sholzberg, MDCM, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Medical Director, Coagulation Laboratory, St. Michael's Hospital
Co-Director, Hematology-Oncology Clinical Research Group and of the Hematology-Immunology Translational Research Theme

 

More details to follow.

 

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Blog

Modified on: 
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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Transfusion

Modified on: 
May 20, 2019

Lily Park’s entry was awarded 2nd place in our Lay Science Writing Competition. It describes research by a group at The Ottawa Hospital to improve patient outcomes following liver surgery, while reducing blood loss and the need for blood transfusion.

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Modified on: 
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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