year-2018

2018 ARCHIVE

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12/2018 Four members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List: Samuel Aparicio, Randy Gascoyne, David Huntsman, Ian Mackenzie. The prestigious list is part of the Clarivate Analytics report, 'The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2018'
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12/2018 Dr. Peter Watson: Congratulations to Dr. Watson and the OBER team on the success in the most recent Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) submissions. Their project ‘Biospecimen Navigator Platform’ was selected to receive funding, great work OBER. We would like to take this opportunity to encourage all members of the Department to submit proposals if they have any initiatives that advances the objectives of the FOM Strategic plan, The deadline for the spring 2019 round is February 28, 2019.
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11/2018 Dr. Andrew Minchinton: Reflecting a legacy of excellence in radiation oncology research at BC Cancer, Andrew Minchinton received the 2018 Robert F. Kallman Award for academic leadership, scientific excellence, service to the profession and commitment to colleagues, students and Stanford University.
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11/2018 We are proud that the most prestigious medal awarded by the International Academy of Pathology has been renamed “The David F Hardwick International Academy of Pathology Gold Medal” in recognition of UBC Pathology Hardwick’s decades long service to the IAP.
11/2018 Dr. Christian Steidl is the recipient of the 2018 Allen Distinguished Investigator Award. Allen Distinguished Investigators are passionate thought leaders, explorers and innovators who seek world-changing breakthroughs. Their ideas are transformative and their scientific insights are game-changing.
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09/2018 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Cameron Oram [TITLE: GRANZYME B: ROLE IN SPINAL CORD INJURY AND IMPEDED REPAIR]
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09/2018 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Wenchen Zhao [TITLE: AXL RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASE REGULATES APOLIPOPROTEIN E EXPRESSION]
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09/2018 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Yang (Zhouchunyang) Xia [TITLE: LINE-1 RETROTRANSPOSITIONS IN EPITHELIAL OVARIAN CANCER: CAN WE USE DNA “PARASITES” FOR GOOD PURPOSE?]
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08/2018 Dr. Poul Sorensen, a Professor in the UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, was very recently awarded a US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant as the Vancouver Principal Investigator of a multi-institutional grant, led by Drs. John Maris of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Crystall Mackall of Stanford University. The grant award is $1.6M USD per year for 5 years.
07/2018 Dr. Elizabeth Bryce: BC Health Care Gold Apple Award for Top Innovation
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07/2018 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Tina Yang [TITLE: PROTEOMIC INVESTIGATION OF PROTEIN FUNCTION AND REGULATORY PATHWAYS IN CANCER]
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07/2018 Dr. Bruce McManus: Dr. McManus has been named the 2018 recipient of the Margolese National Heart Disorders Prize. Join us in congratulating Dr. McManus on this remarkable achievement.
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07/2018 Dr. Bruce Verchere: Congratulations to Dr. Verchere for been selected as a recipient of one of the 2018 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Awards, category of Service to the University and Community
07/2018 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Fraser Muir [TITLE: CD1D LIPID ANTIGEN PRESENTATION IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS]
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07/2018 Dr. Bruce McManus: Congratulations to Dr. McManus C.M. on his appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada
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06/2018 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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06/2018 Dr. Elizabeth Bryce & Dr. Diane Roscoe: People First Awards, Excellence in Innovation, VCH
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06/2018 Dr. Michael Allard: Congratulations to Dr. Allard, Professor and Department Head for being awarded 'Canada India Networking Initiative (CINI) Award' of Distinction for his provincial, national and international collaborations to improve health
05/2018 Dr. Marianne Sadar: Dr. Sadar has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Thompson Rivers University. She is one of six recipients of TRU honorary degrees, to be conferred at Spring Convocation 2018.
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04/2018 Dr. David Huntsman: Congratulations to Dr. Huntsman the 2018 recipient of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Aubrey J. Tingle Prize. LifeSciences BC have posted Dr. Huntsman's interview to their YouTube channel
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04/2018 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Stephanie Santacruz [TITLE: GRANZYME B DISRUPTS CELL-CELL ADHESION AND EPITHELIAL BARRIER FUNCTION]
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04/2018 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Kevin Chung-Hua Tsai [TITLE: SHAPING OF THE T CELL REPERTOIRE BY SELF AND FOREIGN ANTIGENS]
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04/2018 Dr. Amanda Bradley: Congratulations to Dr. Bradley on being selected as the recipient of a 2017-2018 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. This honour is in recognition of her outstanding achievement as a teacher and is no doubt a reflection of her enthusiasm for teaching and commitment to her students.
04/2018 Professional Advancement Learning Series (PALS), Friday, April 6, 2018 - this event will be held at the VGH Paetzold Theatre (1891 LT) from 12:30 to 1:30pm. Speaker: Dr. Niamh Kelly, Associate Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Title: "Creativity and Medicine”
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03/2018 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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03/2018 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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03/2018 Welcome to the Annual Pathology Arts Gala, Friday, March 9th, 2018 from 7:00pm to 10:00 PM at the UBC Medical Student & Alumni Centre, 2750 Heather Street. Join us this night for live performances and visual arts! Food and drinks available.
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03/2018 PhD DEFENCE - Student: Tom (Wai Hang) Cheng [TITLE: THE INTERACTION OF REPETITIVE MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND AGEING]
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02/2018 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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02/2018 Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu: Congratulations to Dr. Kizhakkedathu on being awarded a 2017 Killam Research Prize, in recognition of his outstanding research and scholarly contributions!...
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