Events

Honouring Dr. Ed Conway: A Symposium on Blood and Blood-Related Disorders

Honouring Dr. Ed Conway: A Symposium on Blood and Blood-Related Disorders

At the end of 2020, Dr. Ed Conway’s tenure as Director of the CBR concluded after 11 dedicated years. The CBR honoured Dr. Conway’s directorship and many contributions through a virtual symposium that was held on April 15th, 2021.

Norman Bethune Symposium 2021: Virtual Edition Round Two!

Norman Bethune Symposium 2021: Virtual Edition Round Two!

The 10th Annual Norman Bethune Symposium was held virtually for the second year to great success. At this engaging event, presenters shared insights on advances in patient blood management, challenges in trauma-induced bleeding, and disorders of red blood cell (RBC) metabolism, among many other exciting topics.

Stepping Up Our Wellness Game with the CBR Step Challenge

Stepping Up Our Wellness Game with the CBR Step Challenge

In May, the CBR Health & Wellness Committee invited CBR members and friends to step up their wellness game with the annual CBR Step Challenge! Together, 40+ participants from 25+ different labs and groups took over 10.57 million steps in total — a truly incredible feat!

Norman Bethune Symposium 2020: Twitter Research Showcase

Norman Bethune Symposium 2020: Twitter Research Showcase

During our Norman Bethune Symposium 2020, we invited trainees to share their research via social media through our Twitter Research Showcase.

Dr. Norman Bethune – A leading figure in transfusion medicine

Dr. Norman Bethune – A leading figure in transfusion medicine

Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939) was a Canadian physician who promoted universal access to health care and created the first mobile blood collection and distribution system, the precursor to MASH units.

A Systems Approach to Conflict: a Workshop with Conflict Theatre

A Systems Approach to Conflict: a Workshop with Conflict Theatre

“You’re a room full of biologists – who can define homeostasis for me?”
Professor Tom Scholte of Conflict Theatre opened his workshop entitled “Difficult Conversations: A Missed Understanding” with this question.

The CBR Outreach Program: Inspiring Generations through Science

The CBR Outreach Program: Inspiring Generations through Science

At the Centre for Blood Research (CBR), a team of dedicated trainees who are passionate about sharing science with others, has the unique opportunity to do just that, through the CBR’s Outreach program.