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2019/07 Leadership Update: Dr. Bruce Verchere appointed Director, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics. Dr. Verchere is a highly accomplished researcher and Professor in the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Surgery. He is a prominent member of both the UBC and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) communities.
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2019/07 Congratulations to Dr. Hélène Côté on her promotion to full professor.
2019/05 Dr. David Granville: Dr. Granville is the new associate director of the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute
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2019/03 Vancouver Sun: March 19, 2019 Dr. John Maguire, at VGH, led a study about the complications of certain medical procedures.
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2019/02 As Head of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at Royal Columbian Hospital, Dr. Reza Alaghehbandan is part of a team that is central to the care of patients. The lab plays a major role in over 80-percent of medical diagnoses, providing answers to questions that cannot be answered by speaking with the patient or from basic physical exams or radiographic images.
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2019/01 Dr. Jacqueline Quandt: Protein switch identified in connection with disability progression in MS
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2018/06 Machine learning takes disease detection to the next level: Dr. Stephen Yip and resident Dr. Adrian Levine talk about CNN technology
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2018/03 Dr. Titus Wong, VCH’s new regional medical director: As VCH’s new Regional Medical Director of Infection Control, Dr. Titus Wong knows he’s got some big shoes to fill after taking over the role from long-time leader Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Bryce on March 1.
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2018/03 Dr. Schaeffer was featured in the media for his research on pancreatic cancer: 'Extreme responders' to pancreatic cancer treatments to be studied by researchers in new initiative. North Vancouver woman to be studied for her remarkable recovery from the deadly disease.
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2018/02 Associate Professor Supat Sinawat (Associate Dean for International Relations and Cooperation Strategies) met with Professor Reza Alaghehbandan from School of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada on occasion of giving lectures on Follow up Pathologic residents in interest in breast, GU and GYN pathology at the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, KKU during November 6 and 7, 2017.
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2017/09 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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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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2017/01 Dr. Mari DeMarco: "New mass spectrometry machine brings research closer to patient care"
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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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