Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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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

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

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

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

Joining forces to improve blood research in Canada

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

The road to LEED: how green design principles have shaped our new Calgary site

September 16, 2020
If you visit Canadian Blood Services’ new Calgary operations facility, you’ll see information about the building’s photovoltaic output (a method of generating electricity from sunlight) on the screen in the lobby.

Breakthrough study uses AI to analyze red blood cells

September 14, 2020
Discovery likely to improve patient diagnosis and quality testing of stored red cells

Securing Canada’s supply of plasma

September 8, 2020
New donor centres will help meet rising need for medications made from this blood component