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Announcing the results of the 2019 CDTRP Research Innovation Grant Competition – 18 new projects funded

2019 CDTRP Research Innovation Grant Competition Results The CDTRP is proud to share the results of the 2019 CDTRP Research Innovation Grant Competition and welcome 18 new projects into our national research structure. This competition is made possible through the generous financial support, dedication and commitment from our national and regional partners, which [...]

2020-07-06T17:54:51+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

CBS National COVID-19 Impact Data

National COVID-19 Impact Data Canadian Blood Services have developed a national organ donation and transplantation COVID-19 impact dashboard in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is intended to help the community better understand, in near real time, the impact the COVID-19 crisis has had, either directly or indirectly on organ donation and transplantation [...]

2020-07-13T17:47:52+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

VECTOR study – An Evidence-Based Video Series to Improve Education About Kidney Transplantation

Context of the study Earlier this year, Dr. Holly Mansell's team presented to Theme 5 on the development of a patient-oriented video series to improve education for kidney transplant recipients (VECTOR - Video Education and Behaviour Contract to Optimize Adherence in Renal Transplants). After an extensive needs assessment and patient consultations, their team [...]

2020-06-29T17:04:26+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

COVID-19 and Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation: Review of International Recommendations

Canadian Blood Services (CBS), the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP), and the Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST) have partnered to: 1) generate evidence-based, expert informed rapid response recommendations that are updated as evidence evolves, and 2) identify knowledge gaps and research opportunities. As part of this work, we have created a [...]

2020-06-23T15:45:40+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

SNO-TRAC Study – Surveillance of National Organ Transplant Recipients Affected by COVID-19

Surveillance of National Organ Transplant Recipients Affected by COVID-19 The emergence of COVID-19 has had far-reaching implications for the public’s health and has been particularly impactful in vulnerable populations such as transplant recipients. Through a collaboration between Dr. Deepali Kumar (transplant infectious disease specialist, UHN), the Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST), Canadian Blood Services, [...]

2020-06-30T13:31:31+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

TRFBC Webinar on COVID-19 for transplant recipients and caregivers

In partnership with BC Transplant, the Transplant Research Foundation of BC (TRFBC) are hosting a webinar on COVID-19 for transplant recipients and caregivers, which will include a focus on current research. When: Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 3:30pm PT Where: Zoom As the pandemic continues and public health restrictions ease, this webinar will [...]

2020-06-29T15:14:35+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP Education and Training Platform is offering 20 virtual seats to the Ontario Indigenous Cultural Safety Program

ONLY TEN SEATS LEFT, DO NOT MISS THE CHANCE! The CDTRP Education and Training Platform is happy to offer 20 pre-paid seats (value of $300 each) to an online training program given by the Ontario Indigenous Cultural Safety Program. This opportunity is open to all CDTRP members, including principal investigators, trainees, and laboratory [...]

2020-06-22T18:29:24+00:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

Open Access Publications – Donation and Transplantation Focus

Open Access Publications – Donation and Transplantation Focus The CDTRP in partnership with Canadian Blood Services, the Canadian Society of Transplantation and the Université de Montréal’s Canada Research Chair team are developing a systematic, coordinated approach to search, retrieve, synthesize and store emerging information related to COVID-19 implications for organ and tissue donation and [...]

2020-05-27T19:28:01+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

CIHR Dissemination Grants for Artificial Intelligence (AI)

CIHR – Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH) - Equitable Artificial Intelligence for Public Health Summary/Relevance CIHR’s current strategic plan emphasizes a commitment to building Canada’s capacity to innovate in the area of health research; enable health researchers to conduct “high-quality data-intensive research”; and “maximize opportunities for big data to advance knowledge [...]

2020-06-23T12:51:07+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|