Profiles

CBR Member Feature: Dr. Andrew Shih

CBR Member Feature: Dr. Andrew Shih

Dr. Andrew Shih is a staff hematopathologist at Vancouver General Hospital. He is also the Medical Director and Regional Medical Leader of Transfusion Medicine at Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

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Secret lives of CBR researchers: Episode 2. Dr. James Baylis

The Centre for Blood Research has many talented graduate students, postdocs and faculty doing cutting edge research in important fields, but they also have exciting lives outside of the lab.

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Karen Cheung

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Karen Cheung

Dr. Karen Cheung is a professor at UBC in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and the new School of Biomedical Engineering. She is also the Director of the Graduate Biomedical Engineering Program.

Secret lives of CBR researchers: Episode 1. Lauren Wilkinson

Secret lives of CBR researchers: Episode 1. Lauren Wilkinson

The Centre for Blood Research has many talented graduate students, postdocs and faculty doing cutting edge research in important fields such as infectious and inflammatory diseases, cancer, and biotechnology.

Meet a CBR Member: Mr. James (Jim) Humphries

Meet a CBR Member: Mr. James (Jim) Humphries

At the Centre for Blood Research (CBR), the holiday season was inaugurated on December 7th, 2018. We all came together around the Christmas tree to enjoy our annual holiday potluck and gift exchange.

The Bayer-UBC Bleeding Disorders Collaboratory Continues to Innovate

The Bayer-UBC Bleeding Disorders Collaboratory Continues to Innovate

The Bayer-UBC Bleeding Disorders Collaboratory, established in 2012 with a $750,000 financial commitment from Bayer Inc., has stimulated substantial innovation in the treatment of hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

Rhys Watson enjoying the outdoors

Profile: Rhys Watson

Rhys participated in the CBR Job Shadow Program back in February 2017, working closely with Bryan Lin and Frank Lee, PhD candidates from the Pryzdial lab. Read on to find out more about Rhys, his learning experience at CBR, and his advice in engaging with people living with Hemophilia A.

ECOSCOPE: Engaging the Next Generation of Academic Entrepreneurs

ECOSCOPE: Engaging the Next Generation of Academic Entrepreneurs

If you are like me, exploring a world outside of academia, namely, a career in the biotechnology industry, is very appealing. ECOSCOPE is UBC’s first training program that tries to bridge the gap between research, training, and innovation within the start-up space by promoting opportunities for grad students to work with founders on R&D projects.

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Ed Pryzdial

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Ed Pryzdial

Prof. Ed Pryzdial was one of the first people that I met when I joined the Centre for Blood Research (CBR). Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Ed, and discovered that he has very sage, while at the same time humorous, wisdom that makes you want to sit and listen for hours, if he lets you!

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Edward M. Conway

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Edward M. Conway

From the Canadian Blood Services RED blog series, “Meet the Researcher,” Geraldine Walsh caught up with Dr. Ed Conway, the director of the Centre for Blood Research at the University of British Columbia and a Canadian Blood Services adjunct scientist.