Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Innovation

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
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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
Innovation

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
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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
Innovation

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
Innovation

Latest study results show upward shift in COVID-19 prevalence

January 27, 2021
Seroprevalence lab reports November data
Innovation
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The link between blood type and COVID-19 severity

November 9, 2020
Emerging research suggests blood types A or AB are more susceptible to COVID-19
Innovation

Tracking the prevalence of COVID-19 at top speed

October 5, 2020
Lab is testing thousands of blood samples per day for COVID-19 antibodies
Innovation

Joining forces to improve blood research in Canada

September 24, 2020
Idea born over beers became the UBC Centre for Blood Research