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