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2018 ARCHIVE

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12/2018 Dr. Marcel Bally receives 2018 John McNeill Excellence in Health Research Mentorship Award for his outstanding accomplishments as a research scholar and mentor, and the extent of the impact his mentorship has had on his many trainees.
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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05/2018 Dr. Hanh Huynh: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Dr. Amanda Bradley: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Dr. Morris Pudek: BMLSc Graduates’ Choice for Teaching Excellence Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Ms. Jennifer Xenakis: Reid Memorial Cup BMLSc Program 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Dr. Tracy Tucker: Roberta Miller Anatomical Pathology Resident Teaching Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Dr. Nicholas Au: Melvyn Bernstein Resident Teaching Award 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Ms. Connie Lai: Staff Service (Admin) 2018, Administrative Assistant; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Ms. Elaine Taylor: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Team Lead in Pre- and Post-Analytic Laboratory ; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Ms. Karen Ng: Staff Service (Tech) 2018, Technical Practice Lead for Clinical Chemistry, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Laboratories; Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
05/2018 Dr. Hilary Vallance: Mentoring 2018, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine