LearnTransfusion Series

U of T Rounds: Exploring the RBC Storage Lesion – Animal models, Human studies, and the Logic of Discovery

23 mars, 2017 | 12:00 - 13:00 (EDT)



James C Zimring MD, PhD
Director and Chief Scientific Officer, BloodworksNW Research Institute
Professor, Dept. Lab Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
Professor, Div. of Hematology, Dept. of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

Event objectives:

  • Understand metabolomic and genetic implications of animal studies on donor variation on blood storage.
  • Appreciate the role of lipid metabolism in the functional storage lesion of human RBCs.
  • Understand how the logic of discovery and the logic of justification work, real-time, in a practical example of basic and applied blood store research.

To view live webcast please log onto www.transfusionontario.org and click on the Webcasting Centre.  This link will direct you to The Ontario Telemedicine Network webcast page. Go to “Live Events” and select “Public” From the next page select the appropriate webcast, in your case “U of T Transfusion Medicine Rounds” (The list of events may be on more than one page).

The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine. For more information about the LearnTransfusion series and how to register visit LearnTransfusion series.