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Member news: November 2017
- Dr. Lakshmi Yatham, Dr. Ian Mackenzie, and Dr. Howard Feldman are among Web of Science's most highly-cited researchers. UBC’s Faculty of Medicine has most highly cited researchers among Canadian medical schools.
- Dr. Kiran Soma received a James McKeen Cattell Fellowship.
- Dr. Dessa Sadovnick is the 2018 Women Against Multiple Sclerosis Honouree.
Pathways (Issue 2)
In this second issue of Pathways – the Faculty of Medicine's online magazine – explore the path the faculty is taking to educate the next generation of health professionals, as well as those on the front lines, to improve mental health and substance use care across the province. Dr. Shernaz Bamji, Dr. Michael Kobor, and Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez are featured.
- Treating severe depression - in a kinder, gentler way
- The biology of addiction
- Building resiliency in kids
What are you working on?
- Alzheimer's disease might start in our bodies, not just our brains (Newsweek, October 31)
- UBC study finds certain type of protein in body can contribute to Alzheimer's (CBC News, October 31)
- Alzheimer's Disease May Not Start In The Brain After All (IFLScience.com, October 31)
- Making the Connection: Making the connection: UBC’s Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, a global centre for trail-blazing brain research, treatments (National Post, November 1)
- Canadian doctors show that blood flow could spread Alzheimer's disease (CBC Quirks & Quarks, November 4)
- On the Origin of Scientists: Undergrad Lasya Vankayala purifies DNA to investigate neurodevelopmental disorders (The Ubyssey, November 4)
- Major Misconduct - The Developing Brain and CTE (CBC Early Edition, November 8)
- UBC releases draft of freedom-of-expression statement, asks for feedback (The Globe and Mail, November 9)
- Sting's brain on music offers scientists clues to what fuels creativity (CBC Quirks & Quarks, November 11)
- Peripheral Aβ Can Accumulate in Brain, Trigger Degeneration (AlzForum, November 11)
- Is it time to get fighting out of junior hockey? (CBC News, November 12)
- Research Links Gut Health to Neurodegeneration (The Scientist, November 13)
- Dementia drink disappoints in highly anticipated Lancet-published study (Vancouver Sun, November 14)
- Santa (Ono) is coming to campus with UBC Synapse (The Ubyssey, November 16)
- Why scientists are growing tiny starter brains and implanting them in rats (CBC Quirks & Quarks, November 18)
- The Connected Vocabularies of Six-Month-Olds (The Atlantic, November 20)
- Study: Scientists find whole body is involved in development of Alzheimer’s (The Ubyssey, November 21)
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