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Overall lab provides perspectives into multitasking proteins

Overall lab provides perspectives into multitasking proteins

The cover artwork represents Popper’s postulate: If several observations of swans always show swans to be white, then the conclusion is that all swans are white. The dogma that all swans are white, held until the discovery in the eighteenth-century of black swans in Australia. We used this as an analogy for the interpretation of […]

Maurer lab commercializes technology to improve quality platelet transfusions

Maurer lab commercializes technology to improve quality platelet transfusions

Through research initiated in her capacity as a Scientist with the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) at the CBR, Dr. Elisabeth Maurer has invented a new test, referred to as ThromboLUX, to determine the quality of platelets for transfusion. In 2007 Dr. Maurer and her team conducted a successful pilot study at the Vancouver General Hospital […]