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Developing microchip technology to better answer questions about the endothelial glycocalyx

Developing microchip technology to better answer questions about the endothelial glycocalyx

The Kizhakkedathu Lab and their collaborators developed an improved method for studying glycocalyces by using microfluidic chip technology.

Cancer chemotherapy drug reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Cancer chemotherapy drug reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

A drug commonly used to treat cancer can restore memory and cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, Jefferies Lab researchers have found.

National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2021: Sharing Stories from CBR Postdocs

National Postdoc Appreciation Week 2021: Sharing Stories from CBR Postdocs

In honour of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, we chatted with several CBR postdocs to learn about them, their science and what they like to do outside of research.

Pomegranate juice, or: what to say when science doesn’t have the answer

Pomegranate juice, or: what to say when science doesn’t have the answer

What should we say when science doesn’t have the answer? Author Maria-Elizabeth Baeva explores how we can balance scientific reason with human empathy when engaging with the public, especially in uncertain times.

CBR scientists explore crucial health questions with 2021 MSFHR Research Trainee awards

CBR scientists explore crucial health questions with 2021 MSFHR Research Trainee awards

Congratulations to Drs. Anna Herrmann, Grace Cole, Julyanne Brassard, and Katherine Badior, 4 CBR scientists who received 2021 MSFHR Research Trainee awards!

Dr. Marine Theret recognized for mentorship excellence at the CBR

Dr. Marine Theret recognized for mentorship excellence at the CBR

Dr. Marine Theret, who received the Neil Mackenzie Mentorship Excellence 2021 award, shared her mentorship insights with the CBR, including the importance of feedback and how mentorship can teach young scientists about collaboration and communication.

Group photo of Dr. Earl W. Davie, Dr. Ross MacGillivray and Dr. Eddy Fischer (from left to right) seated at a table during the Earl W. Davie Symposium in 2017.

Remembering Dr. Edmond H. Fischer (1920-2021)

With the passing of Dr. Edmond (Eddy) Fischer on August 27, 2021, the UBC Centre for Blood Research (CBR) lost a dear friend, and the world lost a brilliant scientist and a wonderful human being. 

CBR-SBME Research Day 2021: A Spotlight on Summer Student Research

CBR-SBME Research Day 2021: A Spotlight on Summer Student Research

The CBR and SBME communities gathered online for CBR-SBME Research Day 2021 on Wednesday, August 11th, to hear about summer student research.

CBR-SBME Research Day 2021 Recording

CBR-SBME Research Day 2021 Recording

The CBR-SBME Research Day 2021 recording showcases the work of 35+ summer students that was shared during CBR-SBME Research Day 2021.