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Happy New Year! Looking ahead to 2022 for the CDTRP

Happy New Year! Looking ahead to 2022 for the CDTRP The last two years have brought into sharp focus how interconnected and interdependent we all are. While the continuing pandemic has shone a glaring (and sometimes painful) spotlight on this fundamental truth, our interconnectedness has always been at the heart of donation and [...]

2022-01-04T10:10:51-05:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Featured, General|

Highlights of the CDTRP 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting

Highlights of the CDTRP 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting The CDTRP was pleased to recently host its 8th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) from December 8 to 10, 2021. This virtual ASM was an excellent opportunity to inform and advance the science of organ donation and transplantation. This event was a huge success as it [...]

2021-12-14T08:34:09-05:00December 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP Christmas Holidays

CDTRP Christmas Holidays The CDTRP comms team is looking forward to a the Holidays break! We (and the newsletter) will be going on hiatus for 2 weeks, coming back on January 4, 2022. We will be ready to tackle 2022 packed full of exciting events and news for the donation and transplantation community. [...]

2021-12-14T08:34:52-05:00December 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

The CDTRP’s 8th Annual Scientific Meeting is this Week!

The CDTRP’s 8th Annual Scientific Meeting is this Week! Registration is still open.  On December 8 to 10, 2021, the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP) will be holding its 8th Annual Scientific Meeting virtually, led by our co-chairs Drs. Lorraine Hamiwka and Marat Slessarev. View the program We [...]

2021-12-07T09:07:07-05:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

December 7 – CDTRP is pleased to support the CCCF 2021 Deceased Donation Stream

December 7 - CDTRP is pleased to support the CCCF 2021 Deceased Donation Stream The Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF), Trillium Gift of Life Network/Ontario Health and Canadian Blood Services and the Canadian Donation and Transplantation Research Program (CDTRP) are pleased to announce the 2021 Deceased Donation Stream, held December 7, 2021, during the virtual [...]

2021-11-30T13:21:04-05:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

December 7, 2021 – Women in Donation – A Women in Transplantation Event

December 7, 2021 - Women in Donation - A Women in Transplantation Event In conjunction with our annual meeting, CDTRP is pleased to partner with Women in Transplantation (WIT), an initiative of The Transplantation Society to host a special event December 7, 5:30-7:00 pm EST. WIT programming and events have covered many critical [...]

2021-11-23T11:00:11-05:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Announcement: Farewell Mel

Announcement: Farewell Mel We are sharing the news that Mélanie Dieudé will take on the role of Director of Research Operations at Héma-Québec starting at the beginning of January. We are delighted for Mel and this step forward in her career, which will allow her to build on the research leadership she has [...]

2021-11-30T08:40:08-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP Research and Innovation Eye and Tissue Committee Survey

CDTRP Research and Innovation Eye and Tissue Committee Survey In an effort to bridge the gap between Clinical/Eye and Tissue Bank/Research groups, we are launching the CDTRP Research and Innovation Eye and Tissue Committee. This new Research Committee is part of the overall strategy to advance and develop a national governance framework for [...]

2021-11-30T08:49:13-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Hot off the press: COVID-19 vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 variants in transplant recipients

Hot off the press: COVID-19 vaccination on SARS-CoV-2 variants in transplant recipients New work from Kumar et al. at the Ajmera Transplant Centre finds that a third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine increases neutralizing antibody response against variants. Read more here. To note, we are pleased to have Deepali Kumar presenting at the CDTRP Annual [...]

2021-11-30T08:52:48-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Updated vaccination guidelines from CST

Updated vaccination guidelines from CST We would like to make the community aware that the Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST) recently released updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccination. The major changes to the current version include recommendations related to pre-transplant vaccination requirements. You can access this updated guidance here. The American Society of Transplantation [...]

2021-11-30T08:54:29-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|
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