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C17 Research Grant Competition 2023/2024

Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Deyell, her project, “Impact of Body Composition and Pharmacogenomics on Toxicity and Survival Outcomes in Childhood Bone Sarcoma,” received a 100% Fund Grant Award from C17 Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders in the 2023/2024 competition. C17, is an organization composed of the institutionally appointed heads of the sixteen pediatric hematology, oncology, […]

Faculty Spotlight | Dr. Thiviya Selvanathan, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology

Updated April 30 2024 Meet Dr. Thiviya Selvanathan, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and Staff Neurologist at BC Children’s Hospital. She is a Pediatric Neurologist with additional subspecialty training in Neonatal Neurology. She completed her residency and fellowship training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. […]

Faculty Spotlight | Dr. Cyrus Boelman, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology

Meet Dr. Cyrus Boelman, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia and Staff Neurologist BC Children’s Hospital. Dr. Boelman’s research focuses primarily on Epilepsy in the pediatric population, as well as epilepsy genetics. He has had 6 research projects funded over the past 12 years, and he has had […]

The American Pediatric Society 2024 Election Results

We are excited to announce that Dr. Steven Miller has been elected to the APS Council! Steven Miller, MDCM, FRCPC, FRSC, is Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatrics at The University of British Columbia, and Chief of Pediatric Medicine at BC Children’s Hospital. He serves as Chair of the Institute Advisory Board for […]

The Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Rauscher! Together with his Co-Lead, Dr. Piotr Kozlowski of the Department of Radiology / Urologic Sciences, their proposal for a Field Camera and Shim System for Precision MRI was awarded a grant by the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI). The Innovation Fund provides continued investments in infrastructure, across the full spectrum […]

Diagnostic Neurophysiology (EEG & EMG)

Meet the Diagnostic Neurophysiology (EEG & EMG) Team or EEG Department because the most common test they perform is an EEG (electroencephalogram). Neurophysiology a highly regarded tertiary service at BC Children’s Hospital. Although this Department is operationally independent of the Division, all of the medical staff in the Department are neurologists. This year, the service […]

The UBC Quarter Century Club

Dr. Elke Roland is an Associate Professor in the Division of Neurology since 1993 with a focus in Pediatric Neurology, Neonatal Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases. Dr. Roland was inducted into the UBC Quarter Century Club, with the designation of Tempus Fugit for her 35 years of service in 2023. The UBC Quarter Century Club was […]

UBC Killam Research Prize

Congratulations! Dr. Stuart Turvey is a recipient of a 2023 UBC Killam Research Prize for outstanding research and scholarly contributions in the category of Applied Science, Medicine and Sciences. Established in 1986, ten UBC Killam Research Prizes are awarded annually to top campus researchers with funds provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund […]

2024 CaRMS R-1 Match

We are so excited to announce that we have successfully filled all of our program positions for the 2024 CaRMS R-1 Match. Please join us in welcoming a fantastic group of incoming trainees, and a big thanks to all of the staff and faculty that made this year’s CaRMS possible! Warm regards, Drs. Mia Remington […]

YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

On Friday, March 8 2024, Dr. Shazhan Amed was nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the category of Research, the Sciences & Technology for her work in pediatric diabetes research. Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank, honours extraordinary women leaders and businesses. Dr. Amed is the Head […]