Dr. Don Sin awarded UBC Killam Research Prize

The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Don Sin is a 2015 recipient of the UBC Killam Research Prize in the senior category.

Don_SinUBC Killam Research Prize is a UBC Faculty Research Award that recognizes outstanding research and scholarly contributions.

Dr. Don Sin was recruited to UBC in 2004 as a Canada Research Chair in COPD and a GlaxoSmithKline/St. Paul’s Foundation Professor of COPD. He is currently a Professor of Respiratory Medicine at UBC, a staff respirologist at St. Paul’s Hospital, and the head of Respiratory Medicine at Providence Health Care in Vancouver. He continues to be a leading expert in the field of COPD, with a research focus on designing new biomarkers and therapies to reduce the growing burden of COPD.

Winners were selected by UBC’s Faculty Research Award Committee. The Office of the Vice President Research & International will be hosting an awards reception to recognize this year’s winners and achievements on Wednesday March 30, 2016 in the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre .

Congratulations to Dr. Don Sin!