year-2017

2017 ARCHIVE

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11/2017 Earl W. Davie Symposium | Centre for Blood Research, Wednesday, November 16 - this full-day symposium will be held at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Keynote Speakers: James Morrissey & Katherine High
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10/2017 Gairdner Symposium | Monday, October 23, 3:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m. | LSC2, Life Sciences Centre, UBC, 2350 Health Sciences Mall This free public lecture will feature: Dr. Huda Zoghbi & Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou
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10/2017 Professional Advancement Learning Series | Diamond Health Care Centre –Room 2267, Friday, October 20, 12:30 –1:30 PM Presented by: Dr. Michael Allard, Dr. Michael Nimmo, Dr. Morris Pudek, Dr. Sophia Wong, Dr. Titus Wong
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10/2017 Call-out to grad students, post-docs and early career scientists in Pathology: ASM Young Ambassador Applications due Nov 1, 2017. Dr. Agatha Jassem is the current ASM YA Ambassador to Canada and happy to answer any questions interested persons may have
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10/2017 The Centre for Blood Research SEMINAR SERIES, Wednesday, October 4th, 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST, LSC 3 – Life Sciences Centre: "Enhancement of mammary tumour metastasis by immune suppressive cells". Dr. Kevin Bennewith
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10/2017 Dr. Patrick Doyle: "Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Clinical Faculty Award for Career Excellence in Clinical Teaching. This award recognizes clinical faculty members throughout BC who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and made an educational impact in a local community."
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09/2017 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Jonathan Lim [TITLE: THE IMPACT OF ONCOGENIC KRAS ON REDOX BALANCE TO SUPPORT CELLULAR TRANSFORMATION AND TUMORIGENICITY]
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09/2017 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Hani Bagheri [TITLE: GENOMIC AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF DNA COPY NUMBER VARIANTS ASSOCIATED WITH DEVELOPMENTAL ABNORMALITIES]
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09/2017 "Dr. Christian Steidl named member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Congratulations!"
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09/2017 Dr. Bruce McManus: "Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is evidence of the very high regard in which you are held and recognizes your extraordinary and distinguished career."
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09/2017 Dr. Ian Mackenzie: "Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2017 Faculty of Medicine Margolese National Brain Disorders Prize. Dr. Mackenzie has pulled back the curtain on the molecular pathology leading to frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. "
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09/2017 CIHR Foundation Grants: "Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman for being one of the recipients of the CIHR Foundation Grants 2017. "Mutation, cell context, and the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer", $2.7M for 7 years "
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09/2017 Dr. Andrew Minchinton: Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Minchinton on receiving the Michael Smith Foundation Health Research (MSFHR) Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) Program.
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09/2017 Dr. David Granville: Congratulations to Dr. David Granville on receiving the Michael Smith Foundation Health Research (MSFHR) Innovation to Commercialization (I2C) Program.
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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 Dr. Muhammad Morshed Dr. Morshed become one of the recipients of 2017 RBC Top 25 Immigrant Awards. This “people’s choice” national award recognizes outstanding immigrants who have come to Canada, achieved success and made a positive difference.
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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...