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Latest News

Changes in blood donation process will enhance donor experience

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
As we are constantly seeking new ways to enhance donors’ experience, we recently introduced changes to our blood donation process to reduce blood donor screening and rest time for repeat donors, resulting in a shorter donation time without impacting the safety of the donor. Recent studies and

Plasma-derived drug now used for two diseases may have potential to treat others

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
News release
August 21, 2019 (TORONTO) – A treatment now used to fight two diseases might have the potential to help patients with other conditions, too, according to new research funded by Canadian Blood Services. The new publication, “Treating murine inflammatory diseases with an anti-erythrocyte antibody,”

Extraordinary story of Dr. Shelly Sarwal to premiere at 2019 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
News release
August 14, 2019 – Her Last Project, a film that chronicles a remarkable woman’s end-of-life journey, to premiere Sept. 13 as part of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival’s documentary program. This extraordinary documentary follows Dr. Shelly Sarwal’s story of taking control of her destiny and leaving a lasting legacy.

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