Haematology & Transfusion Science

Working flexibly across sites

Specialist Biomedical Scientist Kimberly C Lewis gives a guided tour of the clinical biochemistry facilities at Swansea.

Just in time

A look at how and why the blood tubes shortage happened, the implications and if a procurement overhaul is needed.

Type 1 diabetes blood test

A new paper has been published by a global collaborative group on developing a simplified blood test that increases the overall screening efficiency for type 1 diabetes.

Laboratory errors in transfusion: Learning for the laboratory

Anne Lockhart, IBMS representative, and Victoria Tuckley from the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) scheme explain their latest annual report.

 

CRISPR treatment for blood diseases

A collaborative team of researchers has presented preliminary data showing that a CRISPR-based gene-editing therapy for inherited blood disorders is safe and effective.

Brain cancer liquid biopsy

Early detection of brain cancer has moved one step closer, according to new research.

A new screening paradigm

Dr Eric Klein explains why a new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer is set to have a huge clinical impact.

Multiple myeloma blood test

A new method makes it easier to follow the progression of the blood cancer multiple myeloma, it is claimed.

Blood assist: Safe transfusion practice at your fingertips

We look at a new app from NHS Blood and Transplant that has been designed to improve safety and help with the administration of blood components.

Kidney transplant rejection biomarker

Scientists have discovered a blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection with a lead time of about eight months.

Measuring haemoglobin levels

A new AI-powered imaging-based tool has been developed to estimate haemoglobin levels. 

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