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2017 ARCHIVE

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12/2017 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Thyrza May Toledo [TITLE: OPTIMIZATION OF THE DETECTION OF CIRCULATING DNA IN PEDIATRIC SOLID TUMOR PATIENTS TREATED WITH GRANULOCYTE COLONY STIMULATING FACTOR]
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12/2017 Dr. David Schaeffer: "Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer and the Pancreas Centre BC team on being awarded funding for the Terry Fox Pan-Canadian Enhanced Pancreatic Cancer Profiling for Individualized Care (EPPIC) Program! This funding through the Terry Fox Research Institute, to start in January 2018 and last for five years, provides $4,984,557 to support pancreatic cancer research."
12/2017 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Marta Salvador Ordono [TITLE: PLACENTAL MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION IN RELATION TO PRETERM DELIVERY IN HIV PREGNANCY]
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11/2017 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Deborah Chen [TITLE: RED BLOOD CELL HEMOLYSIS: PROTEIN BIOMARKER DISCOVERY FOR PRODUCT QUALITY ASSESSMENT]
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11/2017 GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the appointment of three new part-time members to the Board of Trustees of the Canada Science and Technology Museum. Congratulations to Dr. Marianne D. Sadar on her new appointment.
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11/2017 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Arash Samiei [TITLE: ROLE OF EEF2K IN DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE]
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11/2017 Professional Advancement Learning Series (PALS), Friday, November 17, 2017 - this event will be held at the VGH Paetzold Theatre (1891 LT) from 12:30 to 1:30pm. Speaker: Susan Chunick Title: "If I do a QI project, do I need ethics approval?”
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11/2017 The Childhood Diseases Research Theme at BC Children's Hospital presents: "Control of Pathogen Colonization by Host Immunity and the Microbiota in the Gut" Dr. Gabriel Núñez, MD, Paul de Kruif Endowed Professor, Inflammation & Immunology, University of Michigan School of Medicine November 16, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Chan Centre for Family Health Education Auditorium BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
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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 Dr. Dan Holmes: Dr. Holmes received the 2017 Research Excellence Award from the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists in May 2017
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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!