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Faculty of Medicine bestows Lifetime Achievement Award on Dr. Peter Pare

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 08:33
Congratulations to Dr. Peter Pare on being chosen the 2014 recipient of the Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award! The Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes extraordinary members of the Faculty of Medicine who have... more

Dr. James Hogg given national award for leadership in medicine

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 09:19
The Gairdner Foundation has recognized Dr. James Hogg with the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, the premier honour for leadership in medical science in Canada. Dr. Hogg, principal investigator at the UBC James Hogg Research Centre at St. Paul's Hospital... more

Keeping Them Healthy: IHLH Researchers to Promote Physical Activity Amongst British Columbians with Chronic Lung Disease

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 10:25
Researchers from the Institute for Heart and Lung Health (IHLH) have been awarded funding from the British Columbia (BC) Lung Association to pursue an initiative to promote physical activity and exercise adherence among people with chronic lung diseases... more

CANADA: A RESEARCH REVOLUTION: An Article featuring Dr. Decheng Yang has been published in International Innovation

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 11:29
Stress Management for the Heart - Professor Decheng Yang discusses his study of heart cell defence strategies triggered by coxsackievirus infection and elucidates his findings that some genes play a role in causing massive, irrevocable damage to the... more

Dr. Bruce McManus has just been awarded the Aubrey J. Tingle Prize for 2012 for his contributions in relation to cardiovascular health science

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 12:08
The Aubrey J. Tingle Award from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) was created to honour the important role that Dr. Tingle played as the founding President and CEO of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. It is... more