News & Events

Job Posting - Post-Doctoral Fellow

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 10:55
Post-Doctoral Fellow The Canadian Stem Cell Network funded study entitled “Pipeline towards stem cell driven personalized medicine for atrial fibrillation” invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of post-doctoral research... more

HLI tours new local pharmaceutical company Chinook Therapeutics

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 14:16
A team of HLI staff and researchers (Drs. Ma’en Obeidat – Assistant Professor, Anthony Tam – Postdoctoral Fellow, and Tony Yang – Research & Industry Partnerships Manager) were recently invited to tour Chinook Therapeutics, a newly established local... more

HLI tours Vancouver-based medical device company IKOMED Technologies Inc.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 11:02
HLI Director Dr. Don Sin and a team of HLI researchers, including 5 trainees, were recently invited to attend a tour of IKOMED Technologies Inc. (, founded in 2011), an event organized by the HLI Career Paths for Researchers (CPR) program.... more

The Lobe and Mail, HLI's Newsletter, July 2019 issue

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 09:41
Click the PDF link below to see the newest issue of The Lobe and Mail, HLI's newsletter! This issue features some of our latest research findings, award winners, and trainee initiatives, including: Dr. Bruce McManus, newly appointed to the Order of BC Dr... more

Understanding Airway Remodeling in Asthma

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 09:27
Airway remodeling, which refers to changes to the structure of the airways, occurs in asthma and is linked to reduced lung function and a greater use of asthma medications. Collagen, in particular, is an important component of the airway structure that... more