2015

2015 ARCHIVE

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12/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Emma Conway [TITLE: CISPLATIN PARTIALLY IMPEDES LUNG ADENOCARCINOMA-MEDIATED M2 MACROPHAGE POLARIZATION] Read more...
12/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Chansonette Badduke [TITLE: FUNCTIONAL GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF NOVEL MICRODELETIONS AND MICRODUPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY] Read more...
11/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Lynn (Yu-Hsuan) Huang [TITLE: THE ROLE OF SAP IN ANTIGEN PRIMING AND DIFFERENTIATION OF T LYMPHOCYTES] Read more...
10/2015 Dr. Dana Devine, Profesor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and Chief Medical and Scientific Officer at Canadian Blood Services, was inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS). Fellowship in the academy is considered one of the highest honours for members of the health science community in Canada Read more...
10/2015 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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10/2015 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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10/2015 Bruce McManus receives 2015 Howard Morgan Award. Bruce McManus, Professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine is the 2015 recipient of the Howard Morgan Award for Distinguished Achievements in Cardiovascular Research. Read more...
07/2015 Dr. Ian Mackenzie Congratulations to Dr. Ian Mackenzie who has been awarded the 2015 Scientific Achievement Award by the Vancouver Coastal Health.
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07/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Kevin Yang [TITLE: DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITOR OF ANDROGEN RECEPTOR TO TREAT CASTRATION-RESISTANT PROSTATE CANCER] Read more...
07/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Jithendra (Jay) Gunawardana [TITLE: IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL RECURRENT MUTATIONS IN PRIMARY MEDIASTINAL LARGE B CELL LYMPHOMA AND HODGKIN LYMPHOMA] Read more...
06/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Junyan Shi [TITLE: DISRUPTION OF SELECTIVE AUTOPHAGY IN COXSACKIEVIRUS B3 INFECTION] Read more...
06/2015 Dr. David Hardwick was presented Dr. Cam Cody Medal of Excellence award at the Doctors of BC Annual General Meeting on June 12, 2015. The Dr. Cam Coady Award commemorates Dr. Coady’s great love of medicine and to ensure that his goals and objectives to achieve excellence in health care continue to be fostered. Read more...
06/2015 Dr. Andrew Churg received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pulmonary Pathology Society. Congratulations on this very well deserved recognition. Read more...
06/2015 Dr. Ian Mackenzie Dr. Ian Mackenzie is the 2015 recipient of the Scientific Achievement Award which is awarded annually by the Medical/Dental and Allied Staff of Vancouver Acute Health Service Delivery Area. Congratulations!
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06/2015 Congratulations to Dr. Bruce McManus, winner of the 2015 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award. This award recognizes individuals whose performance during an assessment period (January 1 to December 31) was particularly meritorious. Read more...
06/2015 Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Verchere, winner of the 2015 Faculty of Medicine Award for Excellence in Mentoring Early Career Faculty. This award recognizes faculty members who have formally been identified as mentors and who exemplify a deep commitment to fostering the professional and personal development of faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers. Read more...
05/2015 Pathology at a Glance 2014 - Statistical Report Read more..
05/2015 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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05/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Jaswinder Khattra [TITLE: CHARTING BREAST TUMOR HETEROGENEITY: FROM BULK TUMOR GENOMES TO SINGLE-CELL GENOTYPES] Read more...
05/2015 Lunchtime fitness classes at the UBC Hospital Site, starting May 19th until June 25th. Classes run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1pm in Detwiller Lecture Theatre UBC Hospital. Read more...
04/2015 The new issue of the Pathology Newsletter is now available. Pathology Magazine provides a wonderful overview of the Department and its people. Read more..
04/2015 Dr. Jay Kizhakkedathu A big step closer to changing blood types
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04/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Jennifer Won [TITLE: CLINICAL PERFORMANCE OF DIAGNOSTIC, PROGNOSTIC AND PREDICTIVE IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL BIOMARKERS FOR HORMONE RECEPTOR-NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER] Read more...
04/2015 Dr. Alexander Magil The BC Lupus Society has awarded Dr. Alexander Magil the BC Lupus Research Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lupus & Kidney Research. Congratulations!
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04/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Qianli (Cherry) Ma [TITLE: FUNCTIONAL STUDIES OF PPP2R2A IN BREAST CANCER] Read more...
03/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Melissa McConechy [TITLE: PPP2R1A MUTATIONS IN GYNAECOLOGIC CANCERS: FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION AND USE IN THE GENOMIC CLASSIFICATION OF TUMOURS] Read more...
03/2015 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Yuda Shih [TITLE: DIFFERENTIAL REGULATION OF OLIGODENDROCYTE DEVELOPMENT AND MYELINATION BY PROTEIN TYROSINE PHOSPHATASE ALPHA AND WNT SIGNALING] Read more...
03/2015 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Vincent Leung [TITLE: INVESTIGATION OF COMPLEMENT SYSTEM ACTIVITY INDUCED BY HYPERBRANCHED POLYGLYCEROL GRAFTING TO RED BLOOD CELL MEMBRANES] Read more...
03/2015 Three UBC-led projects received $51,400 in funding from NSERC’s PromoScience program. Congratulations to Dr. Niamh Kelly, Associate Professor, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine on receiving $11,700 for Creative Science. Read more...
03/2015 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Jasmine La Juanie Hamilton [TITLE: INNOVATIVE POLYMERIC IRON CHELATORS WITH HIGH IRON BINDING AFFINITY AND BIOCOMPATIBILITY FOR THE TREATMENT OF TRANSFUSIONAL IRON OVERLOAD] Read more...