Blogue

24 mars 2022
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
In January 2022, Canadian Blood Services introduced pathogen-reduced platelets, a product that is manufactured using pathogen-inactivation technology, at its Ottawa production site. By effectively
18 mars 2022
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
The Canadian Blood Services Lay Science Writing Competition supports our trainee network to develop communication skills by challenging them to showcase their research using plain language.
8 mars 2022
Abby Wolfe
Red cell antigen genotyping is an important tool for healthcare providers in the development of transfusion strategies for patients, though the reports can be complex to interpret. New resources on
21 janvier 2022
Abby Wolfe
New findings from University of Toronto’s QUEST research program analyze the impact of albumin on patient outcomes after cardiac surgery, suggesting routine albumin use in this patient group may need
13 janvier 2022
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
Canadian Blood Services recently made a submission to Health Canada to focus donor screening criteria on higher-risk sexual behaviour, regardless of gender or sexuality, for all donors and all
31 décembre 2021
Catherine Lewis
As we begin a new year, look back with us at the top five blogs of 2021. Unsurprisingly, pandemic-related information gained the most attention.
21 décembre 2021
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
This year’s event was held in a hybrid format providing attendees with the best of both worlds: a chance for face-to-face discussions for those who could attend in Vancouver, B.C., and the flexibility
16 décembre 2021
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
During November’s Honouring Canada’s Lifeline award ceremony, three distinguished Canadian researchers were recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Each a world-leading expert with numerous
30 novembre 2021
Dr. Geraldine Walsh
The latest Centre for Innovation annual progress report is now available on blood.ca. It describes the highlights of Canadian Blood Services’ research and education network during the 2020-2021 fiscal