CSTM 2023: Reflections from Canadian Blood Services research and physician trainees in transfusion medicine
Canadian Blood Services supports capacity building in transfusion medicine through the support of research and physician trainees. In this blog, trainees reflect on their experiences attending CSTM 2023 in Montreal.
In a presentation recorded as part of the 5 à 7 Research Talks series hosted by Queen’s University, Canadian Blood Services adjunct scientist Dr. Jeannie Callum breaks down how to efficiently deliver blood transfusions and highlights the innovation and engineering at play to ensure bleeding patients get the right blood they need in just the right way at the right time.
Connect with Canadian Blood Services’ research and education network at our national transfusion conference!
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!
Announcing the winning entries from the Canadian Blood Services Research 180 Video Competition showcasing “Impact in motion”!
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.
The Canadian Blood Services Research Ethics Board evaluates research applications and acts as a resource to support Canadian Blood Services in maintaining ethical integrity in its research activities. The REB is currently seeking a new Volunteer Researcher Member to contribute to this multidisciplinary board.
The chapter on transfusion reactions in Canadian Blood Services’ Clinical Guide to Transfusion, has been updated with all-new content. Chapter 10 provides transfusion medicine professionals with information on various reactions that can occur with the transfusion of blood components.
Each year, the Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine (CSTM), in partnership with Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec, hosts an exciting conference for professionals in the transfusion medicine. We asked research trainees and transfusion medicine fellows to reflect on their experience attending the CSTM 2022 conference, held May 26–29 in Toronto.
The Canadian Blood Services Research Ethics Board evaluates research applications and acts as a resource to support Canadian Blood Services in maintaining ethical integrity in its research activities. The REB is currently seeking a new Volunteer Ethics Member to contribute to this multidisciplinary board.
Canadian Blood Services chief scientist, Dr. Dana Devine, attended her first meeting with the Biomedical Excellence for Safer Transfusion (BEST) Collaborative in 2002. This September, she’ll commence a four-year term as President of the international research organization.