Research Training in International Transfusion Safety

Investigator: Edward Murphy, MD, MPH
Sponsor: Foundation of the International Society of Blood Transfusion

Location(s): South Africa; France; Honduras; Mexico; Argentina; Brazil


This program directed by Dr. Edward Murphy of BSRI and UCSF provides training to blood bank professionals from other countries in a critical effort to prevent the transmission of infectious agents internationally.  Research-training courses in clinical research methodologies applicable to blood safety are held in San Francisco and in home countries (Brazil, Honduras, Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, France).