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Living Donation: What’s your (research) story?

Living Donation: What's your (research) story? September 12-18, 2021 is Living Donation Week! Each year, living donor transplants save the lives of hundreds of Canadians awaiting a liver or kidney transplant. Living organ donation offers a shorter pathway to better health with a considerably shorter wait time and better health outcomes than a [...]

2021-09-14T10:15:13-05:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Research Feature: Impact of living donation on women’s access to liver transplantation

Research Feature: Impact of living donation on women's access to liver transplantation Did you know? Living liver donations accounted for 21% (1 in 5) of the estimated 36,000 liver transplants performed in WHO member countries in 2019. (Source) In Canada, 1 in every 8 liver transplants is made possible by a living liver [...]

2021-09-14T09:49:04-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Research Feature: Improving health systems to enhance living donor kidney transplantation

Research Feature: Improving health systems to enhance living donor kidney transplantation Did you know? Living organ donation offers a shorter wait for transplant. The wait time for a living donor kidney transplant is about 1 year while those waiting for a deceased donor transplant wait 4 years or more depending on blood type [...]

2021-09-14T09:47:07-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Research Feature: The efficiency of living kidney donor evaluation

Research Feature: The efficiency of living kidney donor evaluation Did you know? In 2019, 534 healthy Canadians donated a kidney to someone on the transplant waitlist, including 88 who donated via the paired kidney exchange program. (Source) In Canada, 30% of all kidney transplants are made possible by a living kidney donor. (Source) [...]

2021-09-14T10:14:47-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

CDTRP KFOC Research Innovation Grant awardee – Identifying Sex-Based Disparities in Referral for Transplant, Activation on the Waitlist and Kidney Transplantation (Amanda Vinson)

CDTRP KFOC Research Innovation Grant awardee - Identifying Sex-Based Disparities in Referral for Transplant, Activation on the Waitlist and Kidney Transplantation (Amanda Vinson) Through collaboration with partner organizations, CDTRP is pleased to offer our annual Research Innovation Grant competition to fund exciting new project ideas. During Living Donation week, we are [...]

2021-09-14T07:51:39-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Living Donation Week 2021 – Pitch Competition: September 17

Living Donation Week 2021 - Pitch Competition: September 17 This year is all about sharing your story, no matter how you're connected to the living donation and transplantation community. Living Donation Week 2021 (#LDW2021) is featuring a Celebration Event, a Pitch Competition with 3 grants of $25,000 each, educational webinars for health professionals [...]

2021-09-14T10:04:58-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Theme 4: Tailor an Optimal Immune System for Each Patient – September 16 Meeting Agenda

Theme 4: Tailor an Optimal Immune System for Each Patient - September 16 Meeting Agenda Each of the five CDTRP Research Themes holds regular meetings to discuss new ideas, present the latest research results, and make new connections. CDTRP Theme meetings are open to all CDTRP members (including trainees and PFD partners). If [...]

2021-09-07T10:35:28-05:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Transplant Research Foundation of BC/CDTRP Venture Grant awardee – Urine Microbiome Profiling in Kidney Transplant Recipients in Health and Disease (David Harriman)

Transplant Research Foundation of BC/CDTRP Venture Grant awardee - Urine Microbiome Profiling in Kidney Transplant Recipients in Health and Disease (David Harriman) Through collaboration with partner organizations, CDTRP is pleased to offer our annual Research Innovation Grant competition to fund exciting new project ideas. Over the coming weeks, we will be profiling all [...]

2021-09-07T10:50:03-05:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

Living Donation Week: Upcoming Events

Living Donation Week: Upcoming Events Next week, September 12-18 is Living Donation Week 2021. CDTRP is pleased to partner with UHN to promote several Professional Education events of value to our community. Live Donor Liver Transplantation Tuesday, September 14 at 9 am PT | 10 am MT | 12 pm ET | 1 [...]

2021-09-07T10:38:59-05:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|

ASHI Presentation not to miss on Sept 29: CDTRP Patient Engagement and Partnerships

ASHI Presentation not to miss on Sept 29: CDTRP Patient Engagement and Partnerships The American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) hybrid annual meeting will take place from Monday, September 27 through Friday, October 1. We are pleased to highlight that CDTRP Executive Director, Mélanie Dieudé, and CDTRP Patient, Family, and Donor Partnership Manager, [...]

2021-09-07T10:44:02-05:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Featured, General|
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