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2017/06 The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is pleased to invite members of the UBC community to a workshop on "Peer Review of Teaching - How and Why” on June 12, DHCC 9299 - at VGH!
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2017/04 “ Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan" USCAP Member Takes Initiative for Global Outreach: "Philanthropy: The Essence of Pathology Global Health" Read more...
2017/04 “ Dr. Sohrab Shah" Dr. Shah is being highlighted in this month’s Research in Focus Read more...
2017/04 Lily Takeuchi – a fourth-year student in the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (BMLSc) Program was part of UBC’s BIOMOD team – who won gold last fall for their student-run project on a drug delivery system for brain cancer. It was designed to be a molecular trick, one that could sneak past the stubborn blood brain barrier and attack the cancer straight on.
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2017/03 Vancouver billionaire Jim Pattison donates $75M towards new St. Paul's Hospital: This represents the largest donation in Canadian history by a private citizen to a single medical facility.
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2017/03 Dr. Jacqueline Quandt: "Radical approach limits disease progression in experimental models of MS"
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2017/03 “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...
2017/02 “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...
2017/01 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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2016/10 Dr. Poul Sorensen In the News: “Jekyll and Hyde” enzyme has potential for countering cancer and Alzheimer’s.
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2016/07 Dr. Diane Roscoe & Dr. Elizabeth Bryce, Global News: Angus the C. difficile sniffing dog fully trained to recognize dangerous superbug.
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2016/06 In The News | Dr. Dirk van Niekerk: New information on cervical cancer screening for BC women. Read more...
2016/05 Teaching opportunities in FLEX - MEDD 419 (Yr 1) and MEDD 429 (Yr 2) Position Descriptions | Application Form
2016/05 Pathology at a Glance 2015/16 (PDF) Read more...
2016/05 Congratulations to Dr. Tyler Verdun, our newest General Pathologist! Congratulations on passing your Royal College exams, and wishing you success in your future career.
2016/05 The latest edition of our newsletter Read more...
2016/04 Dr. Michael Allard takes on another role: alumni leader Read more...
2015/10 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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2015/10 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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2015/05 Pathology at a Glance 2014 - Statistical Report Read more..
2015/05 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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2015/04 The new issue of the Pathology Newsletter is now available. Pathology Magazine provides a wonderful overview of the Department and its people. Read more..
2015/04 Dr. Jay Kizhakkedathu A big step closer to changing blood types
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2015/01 Dr. David Hadwick, Professor Emeritus at University of British Columbia's Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine has published a new book: "Propriety and Prosperity New Studies on the Philosophy of Adam Smith" Read more..
2015/01 Dr. Mel Krajden VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail: B.C. medical researchers offer treatment by prevention for hepatitis C.
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2014/12 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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2014/11 Dr. James Hudson, Professor Emeritus at University of British Columbia's Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine has published a new book: "Viruses in our farms: how industrial farming creates pathogenic viruses" Read more..
2014/11 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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2014/11 Dr. Evica Rajcan-Separovic has taken on the challenge of finding genetic causes for intellectual disabilities. Photo: Martin Dee
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2014/09 Dr. Ian Mackenzie was this year's plenary speaker at the XVIII International Congress of Neuropathology, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in September 14-18, 2014. This meeting is only held once every 4 years.