Bugs 'R Us: The Role of Microbes in Health, Disease and Society
Speakers: Dr. B Brett Finlay Date: May 21, 2013 Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm
Talk begins at 7:30 pm Location: Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver Cost: Free, but you need to preorder tickets from the Vogue Theatre Ticket Office.
Come early to hear the Oscar Hicks jazz sextet!
American Chemical Society Meeting
Dr. Kishor Wasan has been invited to give a plenary session in May, 2013.
Date: May 17, 2013 Location: Central Michigan University, USA Title: Development and Evaluation of a Novel Oral Amphotericin B Formulation for the Treatment of Systemic Fungal Infections and Drug-Resistant Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL).
SFU Global Health Workshop
Towards Universal Health Coverage: Challenges and Opportunities for LMICs
Speaker: Dr. Sameen Siddiqi, Director, Department of Health Systems Development, Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office, World Health Organization Date: June 13, 2013 Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM Location: Blusson Hall Room 10800, The Clamshell, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus Registration: Indicate your attendance by June 3rd, 2013 here.
April, 2013 Organization: NGDI-UBC Project: Infrastructure Support Funder: VP Research & International, University-Industry Liaison Office, Dr. Richard Lester and in kind funding from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Amount: $30,000 Member: Dr. Kishor M. Wasan Project: Extension of CIHR/iCo Therapeutics Chair in Drug Delivery for Neglected Global Diseases. Extention: One year extension to March 31, 2014.
February, 2013 Member:Mr. Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun Journalist Project: Malaria: Can it be beaten? Funder: CIHR Amount: $15,385 Member:Dr. Robert EW Hancock Project: Design and Function of Antimicrobial and IDR Peptides and Anti-Biofilm Therapy Funder: CIHR Amount: $787,000 and $160,000
January, 2013 Organization:NGDI-UBC Project: Stakeholders meeting for the Canadian/International Training Program in Global Health. Funders: International Development and Research Agency of Canada (IDRC), Sandra Rotman Centre, Centre for Global Health Research (U of T), Faculty of Health Sciences (SFU)/Canadian Coalition for Global Health Research. Amount: $35,000 (including $7,500 from NGDI-UBC).
December, 2012 Member:Dr. Peter von Dadelszen Project: Prediction in Pre-eclampsia Funder: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Amount: $17,000,000
November, 2012 Member:Dr. Hongshen Ma Project: Developing a low-cost diagnostic screening tool. Funder: Grand Challenges Canada Amount: $100,000
June, 2012 Member: Dr. Timothy Green Project: Improving Nutrition of Rural Cambodian Women and Children. Funder: IDRC and CIDA Amount: $2,900,000
June, 2012 Member: Dr. Tobias Kollmann Project: Maternal-Infant Microbiome and Immunity Network (MIMI). Funder: CIHR Amount: $600,000
June, 2012 Member: Dr. Richard Lester Project: WelTel Retain: Promoting Engagement in pre-ART HIV care through SMS Funder: US National Institutes of Health Amount: $545,361
June, 2012 Member: Drs. Kishor and Ellen Wasan Licensee: iCo Therapeutics Project: Development of oral Amphotericin B for HIV treatment Funder: National Research Council of Canada Amount: $1,100,000
May, 2012 Member: Dr. Richard Lester and Co-Investigator Dr. Fawziah Marra Project: Improving Health System Efficiency in Latent Tuberculosis Treatment through Text Messaging. Funder: CIHR Amount: $350,000
April, 2012 Member: Lyndsay O'Hara Project: Reducing Nosocomial Transmission of Tuberculosis in South Africa: A Population-based Molecular Epidemiologic Study. Funder: CIHR Amount: $105,000
February, 2012 Member: Dr. Richard Lester Project: Global mHealth (WelTel) Funder: Grand Challenges Canada Amount: $100,000
January, 2012 Member: Dr. David Grierson Project: Development of Specific Inhibitors of Alternative Splicing Events Crucial to HIV Replication: A New Anti-HIV/AIDS Strategy Funder: CIHR Amount: $399,168
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