Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose (pictured) has received a CIHR Operating Grant to study the effects of physical exercise on bed rest and cognitive function in older adults. This grant supports ambitious, innovative, multi-disciplinary collaborative research projects to help understand the health impacts of inactivity. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, or fellowships this January!
Dr. Peter Zandstra, Director of the School of Biomedical Engineering and Director at the Michael Smith Laboratories at UBC, has been named the Canada Research Chair in Stem Cell Bioengineering. He is one of twelve Vancouver-based researchers to be named a Chair for excellence in their field of study. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships, or scholarships this November!
Dr. Connie Eaves, Professor of Medical Genetics and Distinguished Scientist at the BC Cancer Agency, has been inducted into the 2019 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Dr. Eaves is a leader in hematopoietic stem cell and breast cancer research. The recognition honours individuals whose contributions to medicine and the health sciences have led to extraordinary improvements in human health. Find out who else in Vancouver won grants, awards, fellowships, and scholarships in the month of October!
Dr. Dermot Kelleher, Dean of the UBC Faculty of Medicine, has been inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences along with five other UBC Faculty of Medicine researchers. Election to fellowship in the CAHS represents one of the highest honours for members of the Canadian health sciences community. The demonstrated leadership and distinctive competencies of these individuals have led to remarkable accomplishments and advancements in academic health sciences. Find out which other researchers were the recipients of grants, awards, fellowships, or scholarships this September!
Dr. Bruce McManus at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation and Dr. Andrew Krahn at St. Paul's Hospital have both been awarded the Margolese National Heart Disorders prize for their work on detecting and managing heart rhythm disorders and developing a diagnostic for heart, lung and kidney failure, respectively. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships, or scholarships this August...
Dr. Lindsay Eltis, Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the UBC Life Sciences Institute, was announced as one of 39 BC researchers to be awarded CIHR Project Grants in the latest round of funding. Find our which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships, and scholarships in July in our monthly award summary...
Dr. Faranak Farzan, Assistant Professor in the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering at Simon Fraser University, was one of 17 exceptional BC-based health researchers to be awarded a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships, and scholarships in our June award summar!
Dr. Donald Sin, Professor in the Division of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, was awarded a CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant this past May. Find out which other Vancouver researchers were awarded grants, awards, fellowships, and scholarships last month in our May Award Summary!
Dr. Evan Wood a Professor of Medicine at UBC and Director of the BC Centre on Substance Use was awarded a CIHR Operating Grant in the Opioid Crisis Knowledge Synthesis competition. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships, or scholarships this March!