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Jun 20, 2017

500 transplants made possible thanks to the selflessness of living organ donors and kidney paired exchange

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Jun 14, 2017

Innovation150 series on the RED blog: As Canada celebrates 150 years we look back on Canadian innovations in transfusion medicine over the years.  A series of posts over the next few weeks feature remarkable Canadian progress in transfusion medicine past, present and future. #Innovation150.

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Jun 8, 2017

Previous posts in our "The things we do for safety" series

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Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Danielle Martin, author of Better Now: Six Big Ideas for Improving Health Care for All Canadians spoke at Canadian Blood Services' board retreat in April 2017.

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May 29, 2017

Since 2007, Canadian Blood Services and the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN) co-chair the planning and execution of an annual transfusion medicine symposium in partnership with a community hospital. The involvement of the community hospital is key in identifying topics of relevance to the transfusion issues faced by their health care professionals.

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May 25, 2017

Canadian Blood Services to fund three highly ranked relevant meritorious applications from the CIHR Project Grant applications submitted Fall 2016.

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May 23, 2017

Kudos to our research colleagues at The Ottawa Hospital on receiving 18 new CIHR research grants worth $10.7 million.

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May 16, 2017

It's Science Odyssey Week in Canada from May 12 to 21. Enjoy 10 days of discovery and innovation across the country. Find out where activities are taking place near you. 

 

In the spirit of Science Odyssey 2017 we worked out a little hands-on experiment to try at home or in class. Ever wonder why your blood is red? Want to get a "feel" for what your blood would look like up close? Try this... 

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May 11, 2017

Ruqayyah Almizraq became interested in science because "it is like a magic window that opens up a whole new world."

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May 4, 2017

This post was written with contributions from Dr. Miguel Neves, a post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Heyu Ni’s Centre for Innovation lab at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.

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