Paving the way to improved transplantation and new therapeutics

Thursday, January 11, 2024
Discover how the latest breakthroughs and promising advancements in hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) research by Canadian Blood Services scientists are enhancing HSC growth to improve transplantation and gene therapy outcomes for leukemia and blood disorders.

Introducing our Research Ethics Board Chair!

Tuesday, January 09, 2024
or this blog, we invited Heather Sampson, the Chair of Canadian Blood Services’ Research Ethics Board, to reflect on her experience with research ethics and what she looks forward to in this role.

Top 5 R.E.D. Blog posts of 2023

Friday, December 15, 2023
Taking a look back at a few of your favourite articles of 2023 from the Research, Education, and Discovery Blog.

Success stories: Recipients of the Canadian Blood Services Graduate Fellowship Program

Thursday, October 12, 2023
In this blog, we showcase the Canadian Blood Services Graduate Fellowship Program as a platform for outstanding research and innovation in the field of blood transfusion and transplantation science. We highlight the remarkable accomplishments of current recipients, demonstrating the program's impact on healthcare. We hope to inspire potential applicants to pursue this opportunity.

Connect with Canadian Blood Services’ research and education network at our national transfusion conference!

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Preparing to attend CSTM 2023? Learn about Canadian Blood Services staff and researchers’ contributions to the scientific program and other opportunities to engage with our research and education transfusion network at the Canadian Blood Services booth!

Missed organ donor identification and referral causes preventable harm: new study estimates annual missed transplants in Canada

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Dr. Samara Zavalkoff discovered that more than 350 potential organ donation opportunities may have been missed between 2016 and 2018

Nominations open for the Lifetime Achievement Award 2023

Thursday, March 02, 2023
Recipients of the Canadian Blood Services Lifetime Achievement Awards are individuals whose landmark contributions are recognized as both extraordinary and world class in the field of transfusion and transplantation medicine, stem cell or cord blood research in Canada and/or abroad.

Announcing the winners of the Research 180 Video Competition

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Announcing the winning entries from the Canadian Blood Services Research 180 Video Competition showcasing “Impact in motion”!

Top 5 blog posts of 2022

Thursday, December 29, 2022
As 2023 approaches, join us in taking a look at the five most popular Research, Education and Discovery blog posts from 2022.

BloodTechNet’s support of educational rotation helps lab adopt new technology

Tuesday, December 06, 2022
With funding from BloodTechNet, the National Human Leukocyte Antigen Advisory Committee (NHLAAC) Rotation Program – Travel Bursary supports educational laboratory rotations for histocompatibility and immunogenetics laboratory (HLA lab) technologists and directors in-training. Read about the learnings Arpit Sharma gained during his laboratory rotation in July 2022.