Transfusion Medicine

  • Immunologic Effects of PRBC Transfusion.
    Principal Investigator: Jennifer Muszynski, MD
  • Transfusion-related epstein-barr virus (EBV) infection among bone marrow transplant recipients: a retrospective cohort study in children.
    Principal Investigators: Helen Trottier, MD
  • Epidemiology, determinants and clinical impact of transfusion of red blood cell, fresh frozen plasma and platelet concentrates in critically ill children: a one-year prospective study.
    Co-Principal investigators: Jacques Lacroix, MD and Marisa Tucci, MD
  • Epidemiology of TACO in a PICU: A one year study in PICU.
    Principal investigator: France Gauvin, MD
  • Red blood cell transfusion-associated respiratory complications (TARC) in critically ill children.
    Principal investigator: Jacques Lacroix, MD
  • Red blood cell (RBC) transfusion-associated respiratory dysfunction (TARD) in critically ill children.
    Principal investigator: Jacques Lacroix, MD
  • Age of Blood in Children in Pediatric Intensive Care Units (ABC-PICU): a multicenter pragmatic double blind RCT.
    Co-Principal investigators: Marisa Tucci, MD and Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Goal-directed red blood cell transfusion therapy.
    Principal investigators: Jacques Lacroix, MD and Marisa Tucci, MD
  • Epidemiology of plasma transfusion in PICU.
    Principal investigator: Oliver Karam, MD
  • Barriers from caregivers to implementation of guidelines on red blood cell transfusion in pediatric intensive care units.
    Principal investigator: Sylvie Fortin, MD
  • Beliefs and perceptions of transfusion recipients and their family.
    Principal investigator: Sylvie Fortin, MD
  • Red blood cell transfusion in PICU: Stated practice in 2010.
    Principal investigator: Jacques Lacroix, MD
  • Analysis of packed red blood cell transfusion history in the pediatric intensive care units (PICU and PCICU) from 2000-2010.
    Principal Investigator: Caroline Ozment, MD
  • Transfusion epidemiology and impact of interaction between blood products.
    Principal Investigator: Jacques Lacroix, MD
  • Effect of RBC Storage Age on Mortality and Other Outcomes in Trauma Patients.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Survey on transfusion stated practice pattern in pediatric cardiac surgery.
    Principal investigator: Jacques Lacroix, MD
  • RBC storage effect on Microparticles, Coagulation, and Microchimerism in critically ill adults.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Immune effects of RBC storage age in critically ill adults.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Properties of stored RBCs: minimization of immune and vascular reactivity.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Mechanism and Repository Study for the Red Cell Storage Duration Study (MARS).
    Co-Principal Investigators: Philip C. Spinella, MD and Philip Norris, MD
  • Role of RBC preservative upon immune function following transfusion.
    Principal Investigator: Jenn Muszynski, MD
  • Transfusion in ARDS.
    Co-Principal Investigators: Surender Rajasekaran, MD and Nabil Hassan, MD
  • Transfusion in Pediatric Trauma.
    Principal Investigator: Nabil Hassan, MD
  • ESA’s use in a Children’s Hospital.
    Principal Investigator: Nabil Hassan, MD

Blood Management

  • Implementation and Dissemination of a Blood Conservation Program.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • CPOE Reducing Inappropriate Transfusions in Hospitalized Children (CRIT).
    Principal Investigator: Eloa Adams, MD

Thrombosis and Hemostasis

  • Incidence and outcomes for catheter related DVT.
    Principal Investigator: Vince Faustino, MD
  • Overall Clot Strength for Patients Receiving Anti-Coagulants.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Prophylaxis against Thrombosis Practice Study (PROTRACT).
    Principal Investigator: E. Vincent Faustino. Co-investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Hypercoagulability and risk of NPMODS in children with severe sepsis.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Hypercoagulability and risk of increasing brain injury in children with severe TBI.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Validation of a portable point of care viscoelastic coagulation monitor.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • In vitro analysis of platelet function with use of platelet sparing leukoreduction filter for whole blood.
    Principal Investigator: Philip C. Spinella, MD
  • Prophylaxis against thrombosis practice study.
    Principal Investigator: Vincent Faustino, MD