Profiles

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Christian Kastrup

Meet the Researcher: Dr. Christian Kastrup

I had the pleasure to meet Dr. Christian Kastrup at a convening of the NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN), a national association drawn from academia, industry and other enterprises to leverage Canada as a global leader in developing next-generation therapeutics.

CBR Member Feature: Maria-Elizabeth Baeva, B.Sc.

CBR Member Feature: Maria-Elizabeth Baeva, B.Sc.

People who change your opinions about life come in all forms. For me, these forms usually entail lab coats and nitrile gloves. One of these PPE-endowed people is a Master of Science candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Wilfred Jeffries named Maria-Elizabeth Baeva.

Meet the Researcher: Prof. Hongshen Ma CBR Faculty Profile

Meet the Researcher: Prof. Hongshen Ma CBR Faculty Profile

Prof. Hongshen Ma is a principal investigator at the Centre for Blood Research, an Associate Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and School of Biomedical Engineering, Senior Research Scientist with the Vancouver Prostate Centre, and Associate Member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Secret Lives of CBR Researchers:  Episode 3. Melanie Dostert

Secret Lives of CBR Researchers: Episode 3. Melanie Dostert

Melanie Dostert is a second year PhD student studying biofilm associated antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. When she is not doing awesome science in the lab, Melanie spends much of her free time playing the violin in the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra (VPO).

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.