Please join us on Sept 11 for an early event in recognition of World Sepsis Day on Sunday Sept 13, 2015. The UBC community has recently made breakthroughs in the treatment and diagnosis of Sepsis and in our understanding of the disease. Read More
UBC scientists have opened the doors to new research into malnutrition by creating an animal model that replicates the imbalance of gut bacteria associated with the difficult-to-treat disease. Read More
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Date: October 17, 2015 Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Location: Henry Angus Building, 2053 Main Mall, UBC Campus, Vancouver Registration: Open, cost $15 here Posters: Submit here.
The Global Health Conference (GHC 2015) will unite interdisciplinary attendees and professionals in reinventing global health. Through a series of professional speakers, interactive activities, and highlighted project presentations, GHC will re-evaluate current practices in global health and broaden perspectives on the social, technical, and economic barriers against ubiquitous access to adequate healthcare. By encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration and innovative thinking, GHC will challenge attendees to critically appraise international aid and bring new perspectives to the field.
GHC 2015 will take place on October 17th 2015 at the UBC Henry Angus Building. Visit our website www.ghcubc.com for details on our event, speaker series, and opportunities to get involved.
Date: April 9-11, 2016 Location: Hilton Union Square, San Francisco Website: here Panel Proposals: Closing date September 30, 2015 Info Poster Submission: Closing date November 1, 2015 Info Registration: Open now, discounts until Feb 15, 2016 here.
Member:Dr. Michael Murphy Project: Cell wall modifications required for helical cell shape of H. pylori. Funder: CIHR Operating Grant Amount: $693,485 - 5 years
Member:Dr. Gina Ogilvie Project: Integrated global control and prevention of HPV related diseases and cancer Funder: CIHR Foundation Scheme $2,714,493 - 7 years
Member:Dr. Richard Lester Project: Evidence to action for Canadian and global mobile health (mHealth) communication to promote patient engagement in care: a rigorous implementation science approach Funder: CIHR Foundation Scheme $732,666 - 5 years
Member:Dr. Richard Lester Project: Ethical Implications in Ebola Research and Development: Does This Change Everything for Neglected Diseases? Link Funder: Peter Wall Centre for International Studies Amount: $28,975 - 1 year
Member:Dr. Bonnie Henry Project: An integrated real-time modeling and Surveillance Decision-support Framework to inform public health emergency preparedness Funder: CIHR Amount: $100,000 - 1 years
Member:Dr. Gina Ogilvie Project: Optimizing the impact of internet-based testing for the control of HIV and STI's among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men Funder: CIHR Amount: $372,583 - 3 years
Member:Dr. Hongshen Ma Project: Microfluidic devices to measure the deformability of stored red blood cells Funder: CIHR Amount: $398,301 - 3 years
Member:Dr. B. Brett Finlay Project: The pathogenic E. coli type III secretion system and its effectors Funder: CIHR Amount: $981,980 - 5 years
Member:Dr. James Kronstad Project: Morphogenesis of fungal pathogens Funder: CIHR Amount: $895,741 - 5 years
Member:Dr. Hongshen Ma Project: Microfluidic Technologies for Cell Separation and Cell Biomechanics Funder: CIHR Amount: $300,000 - 5 years
Member:Dr. Annalee Yassi Project: Knowledge Dissemination: Impact of Integration of HIV Care to Primary Care in Free State, South Africa Funder: CIHR Amount: $10,000 - 1 year