Dr. Hancock's lab published a review in Nature Reviews establishing that host defense peptides, in addition to having direct antimicrobial effects, also play an important role in immune modulation, wound healing, and diseases, such as cancer and autoimmune disorders. Read More
Abhinav Ajaykumar, a PhD Student in Helene Cote's Lab, was excited to discuss his experience of serving as a mentor to Sunny Park and Tea Yates, two Grade 10 students from the Prince of Wales Mini School, Vancouver. Read More
The symposium celebrated the persevering efforts of Dr. Bethune in pioneering an innovative mobile blood collection and distribution system in the 1930s. This year’s distinguished panel of speakers highlighted today’s challenges and breakthroughs in transfusion medicine. Read More
Megan is a grade 10 high school student, participating in a science enrichment program. She was placed in Ross MacGillivray’s lab in the CBR and here, she talked about her experience and thoughts on life in the lab.
The Vancouver Sun Run attracted 43,000 participants this past Sunday, April 17th, 2016. Among them, nineteen CBR members of all levels of fitness and preparation took on the 10 kilometer road race. Read More
Dr. Leonard Foster, Director of the Centre for High-Throughput Biology, and an Investigator with the Centre for Blood Research, has been awarded a highly prestigious UBC Killam Research Prize, recognizing his outstanding research and scholarly contributions. Read More
New research from Dr. Ed Pryzdial laboratory has revealed for the first time that dengue – the most common virus spread by mosquitoes -hijacks blood platelets and commandeers machinery inside the platelets to reproduce itself. Read More