Researchers in the news

Dr. Shah is being highlighted in this month’s Research in Focus

Dr. Shah is being highlighted in this month’s Research in Focus

“ Dr. Sohrab Shah” Dr. Shah is being highlighted in this month’s Research in Focus Read more…

Dr. Jacqueline Quandt Radical approach limits disease progression in experimental models of MS

Dr. Jacqueline Quandt Radical approach limits disease progression in experimental models of MS

Dr. Jacqueline Quandt: “Radical approach limits disease progression in experimental models of MS”
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Women in Research: Marianne Sadar

Women in Research: Marianne Sadar

“Women in Research: Marianne Sadar”In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, the UBC Faculty of Medicine is celebrating women in research by speaking with some of our leading researchers in cancer, heart and lung, population health, and brain and chronic disease Read more…

Sam Aparicio part of global team creating 3-D tumour map

Sam Aparicio part of global team creating 3-D tumour map

“Sam Aparicio part of global team creating 3-D tumour map” The tool will allow examination of a patient’s entire tumour in unprecedented detail to improve diagnosis and treatment for the disease. Read more…

Cheryl Wellington talks about her current projects

Cheryl Wellington talks about her current projects

Dr. Cheryl Wellington “UBC scientist is paving the way in Alzheimer’s research” UBC Professor Cheryl Wellington talks about her current projects and how she thinks emerging research will shape the way we diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s 10 years from now.
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Poul Sorensen Jekyll and Hyde

Poul Sorensen Jekyll and Hyde

Dr. Poul Sorensen In the News: “Jekyll and Hyde” enzyme has potential for countering cancer and Alzheimer’s.
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Roscoe, Diane & Bryce, Elizabeth: DSperbug

Roscoe, Diane & Bryce, Elizabeth: DSperbug

Dr. Diane Roscoe & Dr. Elizabeth Bryce, Global News: Angus the C. difficile sniffing dog fully trained to recognize dangerous superbug.
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Malaria parasite could help fight cancer, B.C. researchers find

Malaria parasite could help fight cancer, B.C. researchers find

Dr. Poul Sorensen Malaria parasite could help fight cancer, B.C. researchers find. “This is an extraordinary finding that paves the way for targeting sugar molecules in pediatric and adulthood human cancer, and our groups are vigorously pursuing this possibility together,” Poul Sorensen, a UBC professor of pathology, said in a press release.
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Vancouver project will track bacteria through patients and nurses

Vancouver project will track bacteria through patients and nurses

Dr. Elizabeth Bryce Vancouver project will track bacteria through patients and nurses. Researchers ask what happens after the immune system is disabled for a bone-marrow transplant. Dr. Elizabeth Bryce, regional medical director for Infection Prevention and Control at Vancouver Coastal Health, one of three researchers leading the work.

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Significant Childhood Cancer Discovery Made by Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency

Significant Childhood Cancer Discovery Made by Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency

Dr. Poul Sorensen Research published in May by scientists at the BC Cancer Agency in medical journal Cancer Cell brings new hope for the treatment of high-risk childhood sarcomas.
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A big step closer to changing blood types

A big step closer to changing blood types

Dr. Jay Kizhakkedathu A big step closer to changing blood types
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Mel Krajden

Mel Krajden

Dr. Mel Krajden VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail: B.C. medical researchers offer treatment by prevention for hepatitis C.
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David Granville

David Granville

Dr. David Granville A drug to help stop wrinkles and aging? UBC scientists raising hopes. This discovery occurred when UBC professor David Granville was investigating the role of Granzyme B in atherosclerosis and heart attacks.
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Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu,

Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu,

Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology, sought to develop a synthetic antidote that would work with all heparins used in clinics.
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Finding genetic clues to intellectual disabilities

Finding genetic clues to intellectual disabilities

Dr. Evica Rajcan-Separovic has taken on the challenge of finding genetic causes for intellectual disabilities. Photo: Martin Dee
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Examining Canada’s scientific footprint [The country’s second-most cited scientist is Dr. Marco Marra]

Examining Canada’s scientific footprint [The country’s second-most cited scientist is Dr. Marco Marra]

Examining Canada’s scientific footprint “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds”. The country’s second-most cited scientist is Dr. Marco Marra; Dr. Randy Gascoyne and Dr. Ian Mackenzie are in the top 20.
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UBC scientists find new way to mobilize immune system against viruses

UBC scientists find new way to mobilize immune system against viruses

Dr. Bruce McManus Media Release | May 12, 2014 UBC scientists find new way to mobilize immune system against viruses.
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Jane Macdougall: What does cancer eat? Sugar, mostly, and other lessons from my dinner with a professor of pathology

Jane Macdougall: What does cancer eat? Sugar, mostly, and other lessons from my dinner with a professor of pathology

Dr. Gerald Krystal Jane Macdougall: What does cancer eat? Sugar, mostly, and other lessons from my dinner with a professor of pathology.
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