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10 juil 2018

Researchers show that some methods used in the manufacturing of red blood cell units may be less damaging to the cells, which could reduce adverse reactions in transfusion recipients. This work may impact the future of how blood is collected in North America and around the world. 

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28 juin 2016

Led by The Ottawa Hospital, a groundbreaking trial called Cellular Immunotherapy for Septic Shock is testing the idea that mesenchymal stem cells may be able to help control the body’s immune system to reduce injury and promote healing, while improving its ability to fight infection.   

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10 juil 2018

Images from the Lazarus Research Group lab show some fascinating and potentially life-saving science in action.

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5 juil 2018

Located in Vancouver, BC, near the University of British Columbia campus, our blood for research facility comprises a whole blood and apheresis donor clinic as well as a research and production laboratory.

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6 juil 2018

"The ever-present need for innovative ways to combat dengue and other emerging viruses and pathogens has never been clearer."

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28 juin 2016

One of our own medical experts helped bring believability to the newest season of The X-Files.

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10 juil 2018

Wonder drug it may be, but IVIg is a slippery fish. Even after 60 years, little is known about precisely how it works.

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5 juil 2018

Led by Dr. Sandra Ramirez, a development scientist at Canadian Blood Services’ Centre for Innovation, this research project led to a new standard that will reduce the number of discarded red blood cell units.

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20 juil 2018

A new innovation by a team of Canadian Blood Services researchers and the National HLA Advisory Committee has improved the situation for Canadian transplant patients.

Launched in April 2012, the Canadian cPRA Calculator was developed to support Canadian Blood Services’ transplant programs. It’s a web-based application used by the entire Canadian transplant community to estimate the percentage of Canadian organ donors with whom a transplant candidate may be incompatible. 

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6 juil 2018

A research, education. and discovery blog

Did you know that we do research? Quite a lot of it, in fact. 

Last year, our research teams, working in our labs across Canada, published 250+ scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented 200+ posters or talks at major national and international conferences. Their discoveries have contributed to major advances in transfusion and transplantation medicine.

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