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2017 ARCHIVE

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07/2017 Please join us for the following lecture:  Building the Dutch tissue block procurement program July 20th, 12:00-1:15 pm UBC Eye Care Lecture Theatre – ECC 100 2550 Willow Street Vancouver BC Please join us in learning from Dr. Folkert van Kemenade about the creation and operation of the Dutch National Tissuebank Portal (DNTP) – a […]
06/2017 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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05/2017 Dr. Tony Ng Congratulations to Dr. Tony Ng on being recipient of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI)’s 2017 Innovation and Translational Research Award. The recipients of these awards are helping to catalyze research discoveries into implementation.
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05/2017 Dr. Blake Gilks Congratulations to Dr. Blake Gilks on being recipient of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI)’s 2017 Innovation and Translational Research Award. The recipients of these awards are helping to catalyze research discoveries into implementation.
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05/2017 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Christa Klein-Bosgoed [TITLE: USING PATHOGEN INACTIVATION TREATMENT TO STUDY THE STABILITY OF PLATELET] Read more...
04/2017 “ Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan" USCAP Member Takes Initiative for Global Outreach: "Philanthropy: The Essence of Pathology Global Health" Read more...
04/2017 “ Dr. Sohrab Shah" Dr. Shah is being highlighted in this month’s Research in Focus Read more...
04/2017 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Amanda Henderson [TITLE: : MATERNAL B-VITAMIN STATUS DURING DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAMMING OF ADULT OFFSPRING ADIPOSITY] Read more...
04/2017 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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03/2017 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Ahmad Arbaeen [TITLE: : IMPROVEMENT OF QUALITY STANDARDS FOR BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS: USE OF FUNCTIONAL MEASURES TO PREDICT PLATELET TRANSFUSION EFFICACY] Read more...
03/2017 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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03/2017 Dr. Maria Monsalve: President of Colombia, Juan Manual Santos, has awarded Dr. Monsalve, the National Order of Merit with the rank of Commander. This award acknowledge the outstanding achievement of distinguished individuals in the Colombian-Canadian community. Dr. Monsalve was recognized for her scientific contributions in the field of genetics applied to anthropology, pathology and medicine. Congratulations!
03/2017 Dr. Andrew Churg: Congratulations to Dr. Churg on receiving the Residents Mentoring Award from the Pulmonary Pathology Society at USCAP!
03/2017 Dr. Jacqueline Quandt: "Radical approach limits disease progression in experimental models of MS"
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03/2017 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Manu Thomas Kalathottukaren [TITLE: NOVEL ANTICOAGULANT NEUTRALIZING AGENTS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF BLEEDING: STUDIES ON THE DESIGN, MECHANISM OF ACTION AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON BLOOD COAGULATION] Read more...
03/2017 “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...
03/2017 “Women of Influence 2017 | The Mentors Group 3" Dr. Maria Issa: Mentorship roles: Established a mentoring program as president of the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SWIST)Read more...
03/2017 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Ada Young [TITLE: CLINICALLY RELEVANT CONVENTIONAL DOSE OF IONIZING RADIATION ENHANCES TUMOUR CELL MIGRATION IN HUMAN BREAST CANCER CELL LINES] Read more...
02/2017 Dr. Samuel Aparicio “Dr. Aparicio has recently been named as a Distinguished University Scholar by President Santa Ono". This prestigious distinction recognizes exceptional members of faculty who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching and learning, or who have the potential to demonstrate such leadership.
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02/2017 “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...
02/2017 Dr. David Huntsman Strategic Priority Fund Award: Dr. David Huntsman will use his Strategic Priority Funds as support for his project titled Proteomic based approach to address diagnostic challenges in cancer, with a focus in ovarian cancer.
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02/2017 Dr. Dirk van Niekerk Strategic Priority Fund Award: This awards will allow Dr. Dirk van Niekerk, medical director, Cervical Screening Program, BCCA, to embark on his project titled Using an online intervention for self-collection based HPV testing to improve cervical cancer screening rates in the Fraser Region of BC.
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01/2017 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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