Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Thinking of joining the stem cell registry? Here’s what happens after you swab

October 31, 2023
We analyze that tiny sample of cells from inside your mouth for some specific genetic characteristics

First-in-Canada approach for personalized hemophilia care gets national award

March 18, 2022
Canadian Blood Services and CHEO recognized for their research partnership that supports children living with hemophilia

Introducing pathogen-reduced platelets to Canada

January 18, 2022
Providing a new layer of safety through pathogen inactivation

Dr. Dana Devine assumes presidency of Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies

October 27, 2021
Our chief scientist is the second Canadian to lead this important international body

Creative new resources boost organ donation and transplant knowledge

April 22, 2021
New international storytelling platform and the animated series The Orgamites are both coming to Canada

Collaboration with Air Canada to ship kidneys takes flight during COVID-19

March 11, 2021
National air carrier’s new support has made it possible for transplants from living donors to continue

The lifesaving science of keeping delicate cells on ice

March 11, 2021
Cryopreservation is essential for storing rare blood types and stem cells for patients

How stem cell transplants continued through a COVID-19-related shutdown

February 25, 2021
Dedicated lab specialists kept working for 17 patients who needed lifesaving stem cell transplants

Exploring the mysteries of ‘a beautiful system’

February 22, 2021
Dr. Ed Pryzdial’s research on blood clotting can aid understanding of many disorders, including COVID-19

Latest study results show upward shift in COVID-19 prevalence

January 27, 2021
Seroprevalence lab reports November data