Industrially Generated Red Blood Cells for Transfusion

Principal Investigator:

Catherine Lyall

Research Team:

Emma KingCatherine Lyall

Funding:

Funded by the Scottish Funding Council (2011-2016).


Overview

Funded by the Scottish Funding Council (2011-2016) this interdisciplinary project involved researchers from the Scottish Blood Transfusion Service, the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Heriot-Watt, and Roslin Cells. This project examined attitudes towards laboratory cultured red blood cells in the laboratory for the purposes of transfusion. 

Outputs

Several outputs are available via Edinburgh Research Explorer, including:

Lyall, C. and King, E. (2016) “Using qualitative research in biomedical innovation: the case of cultured red blood cells for transfusion” BMC Research Notes, 9:267-275 (open access)

King, E. and Lyall, C. (in press, 2017) “What’s in a name: are cultured red blood cells ‘natural’?” Sociology of Health and Illness

Stephens, N., King, E. and Lyall, C. (in press, 2017) “Blood, meat, and upscaling tissue engineering: promises, anticipated markets, and performativity in the biomedical and agri-food sectors”, Biosocieties (open access)

King, E. and Lyall, C. (2015) "Gauging public reactions to cultured red blood cells" (Project briefing note)

Further Information

http://novosang.co.uk