Jason Acker

AVP, Research Integrity Suppt, VPRI Research Integrity Support
Associate Vice President (Research Integrity Support), VPRI Research Integrity Support


AVP, Research Integrity Suppt, VPRI Research Integrity Support
(780) 492-8342

Associate Vice President (Research Integrity Support), VPRI Research Integrity Support
(780) 492-8342
2-51B South Academic Building
11328 - 89 Ave NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2J7


Area of Study / Keywords

oxidative stress cell therapy cell biosensors microfluidics malaria cryopreservation erythrocyte transfusion medicine blood bank fetal hemoglobin permeability osmotic stress cryoprotectant cryobiology


Dr. Jason Acker is currently appointed as Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.


LABMP 510 - Cryobiology I

Physiochemical changes in aqueous solutions at low temperatures and responses of living cells and tissues to those changes. Current theories of damage and protection during freezing and thawing. Prerequisite: consent of Department. This course may not be taken for credit if credit has already been received in PATH 510.

LABMP 540 - Directed Reading in Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

Reading and study of basic laboratory medicine and pathology topics relevant to the student's chosen field of study under the direction of one or more faculty members. Prerequisite: Consent of Graduate Co-ordinator, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

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Featured Publications

Olafson C., William N., Howell A., Beaudin L., Gill B., Clarke G., Stephens S., Lopes-Carvalho D., Lane D., Schubert P., McTaggart K., Acker J.P.

TRANSFUSION. 2022 August; 62 (8):1506-1510 10.1111/trf.17027

Rowlinson T, Nagashima J, Acker JP, Ben R, Daly J, Hagedorn M, Comizzoli P

Biopreservation and Biobanking. 2022 August; /10.1089/bio.2022.0071

Qi X, Hatami S, Bozso S, Buchko M, Forgie KA, Olafson C, Khan M, Himmat S, Wang X, Nobel DS, Acker JP, Nagendran J, Freed DH

JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION. 2022 August; 10.1016/j.healun.2022.08.009

Alshalani A., Uhel F., Cremer O.L., Schultz M.J., de Vooght K.M.K., van Bruggen R., Acker J.P., Juffermans N.P.

Blood Advances. 2022 June; 6 (11):3260-3267 10.1182/bloodadvances.2021006402

Vox Sanguinis. 2022 June; 10.1111/vox.13285

Acker JP, Bondarovych M, Brunotte R, Buriak IA, Fuller BJ, Glasmacher B, Goltsev AM, Gregor J, Gryshkov O, Herrity K, Honegrova B, Hunt CJ, Jandova M, Johnstone BH, Kilbride P, Lanska M, Mann J, Mencka P, Musall KG, Mutsenko V, Mykhailova O, Petrenko Y, Radocha J, Sherry AM, Stacey GN, Sterba L, Vokurkova D, William N, Woods EJ

Cell Engineering and Regeneration. 2022 June; 10.1007/978-3-319-37076-7_68-1

Razatos A., Acker J.P., de Korte D., Bégué S., Noorman F., Doyle B., Zia M., Min K.

VOX SANGUINIS. 2022 June; 117 (6):796-802 10.1111/vox.13258

Vox sanguinis. 2022 June; 10.1111/vox.13285

Vox sanguinis. 2022 June; 10.1111/vox.13285

Scott K.L., William N., Acker J.P.

CRYOBIOLOGY. 2022 June; 106 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2022.03.005

Li W., Acker J.P.

Clinica Chimica Acta. 2022 May; 530 10.1016/j.cca.2022.03.029

Alshalani A., Van Manen L., Boshuizen M., Van Bruggen R., Acker J.P., Juffermans N.P.

TRANSFUSION MEDICINE AND HEMOTHERAPY. 2022 April; 49 (2):98-106 10.1159/000520651

William N., Bicahlo B., Hansen A., de Korte D., Acker J.P.

TRANSFUSION. 2022 April; 62 (4):751-757 10.1111/trf.16809

Halpenny M., William N., Elmoazzen H., Giulivi A., Martin L., Perron D., Bredeson C., Hamelin L., Huebsch L., Yang L., Birch P., Acker J.P.

CYTOTHERAPY. 2022 March; 24 (3):223-224 10.1016/j.jcyt.2021.09.006

Howell A., Letcher B., Murphy K., Elmoazzen H., Petraszko T., Acker J.P., Pineault N., Holovati J.L.

TRANSFUSION. 2022 January; 10.1111/trf.17022

Anari L., Mehrabani D., Nasiri M., Zare S., Jamhiri I., Acker J.


William N., Acker J.P.

CRYOBIOLOGY. 2021 October; 102 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2021.04.002

Red cell aliquotes prepared for neonatal and pediatric transfusions meet quality standards

Transfusion. 2021 September;

Donor-dependent red blood cell heterogeneity and red cell product quality determined by portion of senescent cells

Transfusion. 2021 September;

An innovative trial assessing donor sex recipient survival (iTADS)

Transfusion. 2021 September;

Turner T.R., Clarke G., Denomme G.A., Skeate R., Acker J.P.

Immunohematology. 2021 June; 37 (2):78-83 10.21307/IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY-2021-012

Kolapo T.U., Bouchard É., Wu J., Bassil M., Revell S., Wagner B., Acker J.P., Jenkins E.J.

VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY. 2021 April; 292 10.1016/j.vetpar.2021.109400

Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science. 2021 April; 83 0

Mykhailova O., Turner T.R., Olafson C., Howell A., Nahirniak S.N., Wizniak J., Gerges H.Y.N., Baldwin T., Clarke G., Acker J.P.

TRANSFUSION. 2021 April; 61 (4):1247-1257 10.1111/trf.16273

Fergusson D.A., Chassé M., Tinmouth A., Acker J.P., English S., Forster A.J., Hawken S., Shehata N., Thavorn K., Wilson K., Tuttle A., Perelman I., Cober N., Maddison H., Tokessy M.

BMJ Open. 2021 February; 11 (2):e049598 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049598

Sebastian J.A., Kolios M.C., Acker J.P.

TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE. 2020 December; 59 (6):103020 10.1016/j.transci.2020.103020

William N., Acker J.P.

CRYOBIOLOGY. 2020 December; 97 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2020.10.002

Lautner L., Himmat S., Acker J.P., Nagendran J.

CRYOBIOLOGY. 2020 December; 97 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2020.10.001

Turner T.R., Olafson C., Mykhailova O., Xu A., Acker J.P.

TRANSFUSION. 2020 December; 60 (12):3072-3074 10.1111/trf.16136

William N., Acker J.P.

CRYOBIOLOGY. 2020 December; 97 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2020.09.008

William N., Acker J.P.

CRYOBIOLOGY. 2020 December; 97 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2020.09.006

Pasha R., Howell A., Turner T.R., Halpenny M., Elmoazzen H., Acker J.P., Pineault N.

CYTOTHERAPY. 2020 November; 22 10.1016/j.jcyt.2020.04.039

Mykhailova O., Seghatchian J., Acker J.P.

TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE. 2020 October; 59 (5):102942 10.1016/j.transci.2020.102942

Rasekh H., Mehrabani D., Farahi M.H., Masoumi S.J., Acker J.P.

Electronic Journal of General Medicine. 2020 October; 18 (1):1-6 10.29333/ejgm/8458

Borzou, B., Mehrabani, D., Pereshkaft, M.Z., Zare, S., Acker, J.P.

Biopreservation and Biobanking. 2020 October; 18 (5):389-394 http://doi.org/10.1089/bio.2019.0103

Seghatchian J., Acker J.P., Putter J.S.

TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE. 2020 October; 59 (5):102933 10.1016/j.transci.2020.102933