January 2021 Award Winners

Dr. Filip Van Petegem (pictured), Professor in UBC’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been awarded a CIHR Team Grant. GrantsAwards Grants Winner Grant Link to Article Dr. Alina Gerrie MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Award Read More Dr. Blair Leavitt CIHR Team Grant: E-Rare-3 Joint Transnational Call Read More Dr. Catherine Poh MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization Award Read More Dr.…
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Dr. Joseph Connors, Clinical Professor Emeritus in the Department of Medicine at UBC, was appointed to the Order of Canada “for his contributions to the study and treatment of lymphoid cancers, and for his role in the advancement of lymphoma care in Canada.” This month, he was also named on Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list. Find out which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships in December 2020!
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November 2020 Award Winners

Dr. Ralph Pantophlet is among the various Vancouver-based researchers to receive a grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to advance COVID-19 related research. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships in our November 2020 award summary!
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October 2020 Award Winners

Ariana Cahn (pictured), an MSc student under the supervision of Drs. Lakshmi Yatham and Trisha Chakrabarty, has received a Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Endowment Award for transformational activity in mental health. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships in our October 2020 award summary!
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Dr. Catharine Winstanley, a neuroscientist at UBC, has been elected into the Royal Society of Canada as a Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships in our September 2020 award summary!
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August 2020 Award Winners

Dr. Mel Krajden from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and the UBC Faculty of Medicine is one of 13 individuals recognized for this year’s Order of British Columbia, one of the province’s highest honours. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships in our August 2020 award summary!
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Amanda Cheung, a neuroscience PhD student in the UBC Faculty of Medicine, is among those awarded a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship to support her research into the hemodynamic management of acute spinal cord injury. Find out which other Vancouver researchers won grants, awards, fellowships and scholarships in our June 2020 award summary!
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