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Dr. Julio Montaner, Professor and Head of the Division of AIDS and Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, has recieved a prestigious award for service to the people of Austria.
February 28, 2014The Grand Decoration of Honour for Service to Austria is awarded by the Government of Austria in recognition of outstanding contribution to the public. The award was given to Dr. Montaner to recognize his contribution to the advances in HIV/AIDS treatment, which has improved the lives of HIV-positive individuals around the world. Dr. Montaner’s lifelong […] Read More >


Dr. Neil Cashman Awarded Lifesciences BC Award
February 28, 2014Dr. Neil Cashman, Professor in the Division of Neurology and Scientific Director of PrioNet Canada, has been awarded the Genome BC Award for Scientific Excellence from LifeSciences BC. This award adds to Dr. Cashman’s already impressive career which includes authoring over 300 publications, a Canada Research Chair in Protein Misfolding, the Jonas Salk Prize, and […] Read More >


Dr. Julio Montaner is Awarded UBC’s Jacob Bierly Prize
February 28, 2014Dr. Julio Montaner, Professor in the Division of HIV/AIDS and Director of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, has been awarded UBC’s Jacob Biely Prize for 2011. This prize is awarded yearly to an active faculty member for a distinguised record of research publication, and is considered to be UBC’s premier research honour. Dr. […] Read More >


CIHR Fall 2011 Competition Results
February 28, 2014The results of the fall 2011 CIHR competition have been announced, and Department of Medicine awardees are listed below. The Department of Medicine is extremely proud of its investigators, who are continuing to propose innovative and high quality research programs. PI Name CIHR Program Project title MONTANER, Julio S Dissemination Events – Priority Announcement: HIV/AIDS […] Read More >


Dr. Andrei Krassioukov awarded CIHR Team Grant in Chronic Disease Risk and Intervention Strategies for his work on cardiovascular health in people with spinal cord injuries
February 28, 2014Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, Professor in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and researcher at ICORD, is heading a team that has been awarded a CIHR Team Grant to study cardiovascular health in patients with spinal cord injuries. The team Dr. Krassioukov has created will study the impact of exercise and targeted education on cardiovascular […] Read More >


Dr. Kate Shannon Named Canada’s Premier Young Researcher
February 28, 2014Dr. Kate Shannon, a researcher in the Division of AIDS and a member of the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, has been awarded the prestigious Peter Lougheed/CIHR New Investigator Canada’s Premier Young Researcher Award in the September 2011 CIHR competition. Her project, titled “The social and structural contexts of HIV/STIs among women and youth […] Read More >


Graydon S. Meneilly Appointed B.C. Governor of American College of Physicians
February 28, 2014Dr. Graydon Meneilly, professor and head of UBC Dept. of Medicine, has been elected Governor of the British Columbia Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP), the nation’s largest medical specialty organization. His term began during Internal Medicine 2011, ACP’s annual scientific meeting in San Diego on April 7-9. Meneilly has been a member […] Read More >


Staff, Faculty and Learner Recognition in Education
February 24, 2014Kam Shojania received the 2013 Teacher - Educator Award from the Canadian Rheumatology Association. Read More >


Dr. Rose Hatala – Faculty Spotlight
February 24, 2014A spotlight on faculty member Dr. Rose Hatala. Read More >


Dr. Winson Cheung Appointed Undergraduate Education Program Director
February 24, 2014Dr. Winson Cheung appointed Director of the Department of Medicine’s Undergraduate Education Program. Read More >