With this series of blogs, we will be bringing you an insight into the research that NHS Blood and Transplant are working on to improve patient and donor care.
Platelet transfusion trial to benefit babies in the future
NHSBT is partnering with Kortical to deliver an innovative planning platform for the management of the complex blood supply chain.
Mr Joseph Hawksworth is a Research Associate based at the University of Bristol
Mr Jonathan Dixey is the Laboratory Manager of the Protein Development and Production Unit (PDPU) which is part of the International Blood Group Reference Laboratory (IBGRL), based at Filton, Bristol.
Dr Athina Meli talks about the collaborative project between the Component Development Laboratory and the Ministry of Defence investigating the quality of red cells after aerial deliver to ships at sea.
Dr Jose A Guerrero is an NHS Blood and Transplant Research Associate based at University of Cambridge in the Platelet Biology Group. Here he talks about some of his work.
This blog, by Dr Nick Watkins (Assistant Director – Research and Development, NHSBT) is the first of a series that will highlight some of the exciting research, development and innovation projects which our scientists are leading.