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The Projet Laurent – Now online!

The Projet Laurent - Now online! The Projet Laurent is a unique multidisciplinary project, INITIATED and co-created by patient partners. Bringing together a multidisciplinary team of experts : immunologist, veterinarian, microbiologists, clinicians, parasitologists anthropologists, sociologists, kinesiologists, psychologist, epidemiologists, zootherapy workers, ethicists, psychologists and of course patients and their families, Projet Laurent will provide evidence [...]

2020-10-19T19:47:59+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

Cornea Donation and Transplantation: A National Consensus Forum for Improving Access in Canada

Cornea Donation and Transplantation: A National Consensus Forum for Improving Access in Canada The report captures and summarizes the recommendations, ideas and enthusiasm from the February 9-10, 2020 event in Toronto hosted by Canadian Blood Services (CBS). The report - Cornea Donation and Transplantation: A National Consensus Forum for Improving Access in Canada - [...]

2020-10-19T19:47:33+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

Congratulations to Dr. Babak Shadgan: US Defence Advanced Research Project Agency Award

Congratulations to Dr. Babak Shadgan: US Defence Advanced Research Project Agency Award Warm congratulations to CDTRP member Dr. Babak Shadgan for a $48 million award from the US Defence Advanced Research Project Agency, for an international team project led by Dr. Brian Kwon (UBC). The 5-year project focuses on innovative technologies to improve long-term [...]

2020-10-19T19:48:34+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

University of Guelph – Post-Doctoral Fellow in Molecular Cardiology

University of Guelph - Post-Doctoral Fellow in Molecular Cardiology The University of Guelph are recruiting for a highly motivated Post-Doctoral Scientist to join Dr. Glen Pyle’s research team. The successful candidate will undertake a senior role in research programs funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of [...]

2020-10-19T19:48:47+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

Congratulations to Dr. Mamatha Bhat: AST Research Network – CareDx Award

Congratulations to Dr. Mamatha Bhat: AST Research Network - CareDx Award Warm congratulations to Dr. Mamatha Bhat for being awarded a $250,000 AST Research Network/CareDx Directed Research Grant on “Optimizing the Long-Term Health of Liver Transplant Recipients using Machine Learning Algorithms”. Lay abstract Liver Transplantation has been lifesaving for patients with end-stage liver disease. [...]

2020-10-13T12:14:45+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

THIS WEEK! CDTRP Patient, Family and Donor Research Forum – October 15-16, 2020

CDTRP Patient, Family and Donor Research Forum - October 15-16, 2020 Registration is still open for our two-day virtual Patient, Family and Donor Research Forum. Full program details are available here. For those on Twitter, we’ll be using the hashtag #PFDRF throughout the event. We look forward to seeing everyone there! FREE REGISTRATION [...]

2020-10-13T12:16:46+00:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

“Research Consent in Organ Donation Studies” Study looking for participants

"Research Consent in Organ Donation Studies" Study This study is looking to conduct one-on-one interviews with solid organ transplant recipients to understand how they feel about organ donor research and use of their personal health data. It is also looking to understand how solid organ transplant recipients feel about how they give permission for [...]

2020-07-20T17:47:16+00:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|

BC Transplant Education Day – October 23, 2020

BC Transplant Education Day Every year, BC Transplant hosts an educational conference for healthcare professionals around the province who work in organ donation and transplantation. The mission of the conference is to highlight the continuity of care between organ retrieval, transplantation, and the post-operative care of transplant recipients. This year, Education Days is going [...]

2020-10-05T20:13:51+00:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Featured, General|