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For the first time ever, Vancouver will host the International Pediatric Association (IPA) Congress from August 17-22. More than 2,400 delegates from around the world, including BC Children’s Hospital, will come together to discuss initiatives and research, listen to speakers and take part in a variety of workshops. [read more]
Brain anatomy can be a challenge for any student – so many sections, so many functions, so many connections. For students in the Vancouver Summer Program in Medicine, most of whom are not native English-speakers, it can also be a tongue-twisting experience. [read more]
Not all anticancer drugs are created equal. Certain chemotherapeutic agents do more than just kill the tumor cells.
To read the full article by Dr. James Lim Chinten, PhD, please click on the link below: C-C Liu, P Leclair, M Monajemi, LM Sly, GS Reid and CJ Lim.α-Integrin expression and function modulates presentation of cell surface calreticulin. Cell Death and Disease (2016) 7, e2268 For more information: Dr. James Lim Chinten, PhD UBC […]
Dr. Pei-Yoong Lam appointed Medical Director for the Provincial Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program at BC Children’s Hospital
Since joining the Department of Adolescent Medicine at BCCH in 2010, Pei-Yoong has been the medical lead for the Provincial Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program and provincial consultant for medically complex and unstable adolescent eating disorders patients. She sat on the advisory committee that created the provincial guidelines for the management of eating disorders […]
Dr. Lori Tucker is a recipient of this year’s 2016 CFRI Clinical Investigator Award. Dr. Tucker is an Investigator at BC Children’s Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. Congratulations Dr.Tucker!
Dr. Ting is a recipient of this year’s 2016 CFRI Clinical Investigator Award. Dr. Joseph Ting is an Investigator with BC Children’s Hospital and Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. Congratulations to Dr. Ting!
Congratulations to Dr. Tim Oberlander recipient of The Teratology Society’s 2016 Birth Defects Research Part B Distinguished Scholar Award recognizing contributions to the general field of birth defects research. His article “Major congenital malformations following prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitors and benzodiazepines using population-based health data” was highly regarded in terms of impact and […]
Every year, Doctors of BC acknowledges the outstanding contributions of physicians around the province through a number of awards. Achievements are recognized in areas such as community contribution, improving the welfare of British Columbians, health promotion, and grassroots advocacy. CMA Honourary Membership Award Honorary membership is an honour bestowed on those who, at the age […]
Congratulations to Dr. Niranjan “Tex” Kissoon recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Achievement Awards UBC Faculty of Medicine for Award for Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty. Dr. Niranjan “Tex” Kissoon is from the Division of Critical Care and he is the Past President of the World Federation of Pediatric Critical and Intensive Care Societies, Vice-President, Medical […]
Congratulations to Drs. Clara Van Karnbeek, recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Achievement Awards UBC Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Clara van Karnebeek, is a Pediatrician and Biochemical Geneticist at BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH). She currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Division of Biochemical Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, UBC. Since obtaining her PhD in the genetics […]