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UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

UBC researchers lead $24 million project to treat spinal cord injury

Dr. Karen Cheung is part of the Mend the Gap project, which will develop soft gels to help regrow nerve fibres in an injured spinal cord.

Machine learning and AI used to rapidly detect sepsis, cutting risk of death dramatically

Machine learning and AI used to rapidly detect sepsis, cutting risk of death dramatically

A groundbreaking advance in quickly detecting sepsis using machine learning has been pioneered by researchers in the Hancock Lab.

Earl W. Davie Symposium 2021: Fifteen years of scientific learning and opportunities

Earl W. Davie Symposium 2021: Fifteen years of scientific learning and opportunities

This November, the CBR hosted its 15th Earl W. Davie Symposium, an event full of scientific learning, community connection and inspiration.

Dr. Alison McAfee receives the 2021 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Dr. Alison McAfee receives the 2021 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award

Congratulations to Dr. Alison McAfee of the Foster and Tarpy labs, who received the 2021 Michael John Page Postdoctoral Fellow Award.

Inspiring young leaders (virtually!): Science World’s Girls and STEAM event 2020

Inspiring young leaders (virtually!): Science World’s Girls and STEAM event 2020

This November marks the 1-year anniversary of “Synthetic Biology: Using DNA for New Applications”, a workshop created by the CBR Outreach Committee and SFU Science AL!VE for the 2020 Girls and STEAM event at Science World.

From Micrographs to Medical Illustrations: Artwork from our CBR Cover Art Contest

From Micrographs to Medical Illustrations: Artwork from our CBR Cover Art Contest

From micrographs to fieldwork to medical illustrations, we were thrilled to see such artistic creativity in our CBR cover art contest submissions.

UBC researchers train computers to predict the next designer drugs

UBC researchers train computers to predict the next designer drugs

Research from Dr. Michael Skinnider and Dr. Leonard Foster have trained computers to predict the next designer drugs before they are even on the market, technology that could save lives.

Dr. Dana Devine inaugurated as AABB President, recognized for her leadership

Dr. Dana Devine inaugurated as AABB President, recognized for her leadership

The 2021 AABB Virtual Annual Meeting was marked by two highlights for the CBR: the inauguration of our Director, Dr. Dana Devine, as AABB president, and Dr. Devine’s recognition with a prestigious AABB leadership award.

CBR Magazine November 2021

CBR Magazine November 2021

The CBR Knowledge Translation Committee is excited to share the November 2021 issue of the CBR Magazine!

The mRNA vaccine: Success for COVID-19 and beyond

The mRNA vaccine: Success for COVID-19 and beyond

Erik Lamoureux explores the success of mRNA vaccines for COVID-19, and how they could be used for malaria, Ebola, and other diseases.