News & Announcements


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 >