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A Message from Directors Dr. Lynn Raymond and Dr. Shernaz Bamji Sep 21, 2020+
Since opening its doors in 2014, the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) has been home to ground-breaking scientific research which continues to advance understanding of the brain. In recent months, the DMCBH like many research institutions around the world, has faced an unexpected challenge, with COVID-19 sweeping the globe and forcing a curtailment of on-campus research.
Two New Studies Reveal Insights into Immunometabolism in the Brain Sep 18, 2020+
The MacVicar Lab has published two papers today looking at immunometabolism in the brain, an exciting area of research that has gained momentum over the past few years.
Dr. Catharine Winstanley Inducted into the Royal Society of Canada Sep 8, 2020+
Dr. Catharine Winstanley has been elected into the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), as a Member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. This is the first national system of multidisciplinary recognition for the emerging generation of Canadian intellectual leadership. She is being inducted along with eight others in the UBC community who have showed excellence in their area of research.
New Study finds Sex Differences in Adult Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus Aug 5, 2020+
Like many areas of science, neurogenesis is one where little work has been done looking at sex differences.
Neurogenesis is the process where new neurons are formed in the brain, which happens in the adult hippocampus. Previous research in this area has largely focused on male subjects, which has prevented researchers from understanding how this process might differ in females.
Swayne lab uses innovative live cell microscopy to get a "closer look" at the development of nerve cell connections Jul 31, 2020+
Pictured: Authors of the recent Dr. Swayne lab paper, clockwise from top left: Becca Candlish, Leigh Anne Swayne, Emma van der Slagt and Juan C. Sanchez-Arias
COVID 19 series: The Role Stress Plays in Children During the pandemic Jul 27, 2020+
In the coming weeks, we will be profiling COVID-19 work and expertise from Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health members. This profile is on DMCBH researcher Dr. Adele Diamond, Professor of Development Cognitive Neuroscience at UBC.
UBC Recruits New Faculty Member Dr. Manu Madhav Jul 22, 2020+
The UBC School of Biomedical Medical Engineering (SBME) and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) are excited to announce the recruitment of Dr. Manu Madhav.
As both a Core Member of the DMCBH and a Faculty Member in the SBME, Dr. Madhav will lead and encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration between scientists and research initiatives housed in these two units.