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Member news: October 2018

Drs MacVicar, Sossi and Mackay outside the DMCBH as the new PET/MRI is delivered on October 30.

Pictured (left to right): Dr. Brian MacVicar, Dr. Vesna Sossi, and Dr. Alex Mackay stand outside the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health as the new PET/MRI is delivered on October 30, 2018. Shortly after this photo, the equipment was loaded by crane into the imaging suite under construction in the Centre's lower level.


Dr. Lakshmi Yatham has been awarded the 2018 Colvin Prize for Bipolar Mood Disorder Research. The Colvin Prize is awarded by the Brain & Behaviour Research Foundation in recognition of outstanding achievement in Mood Disorders Research.

Dr. Janet Werker has been honoured as a William James Fellow by the Association for Psychological Science. The fellowship recognizes APS members for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.

Dr. Judy Illes has been awarded the 2018 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics. The Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics recognizes the importance of ethics in confronting the critical biomedical issues of the day.

Dr. Fabio Rossi has been awarded the 2018 Till & McCulloch Award for his research identifying a key mechanism driving muscle repair. The award recognizes the most impactful stem cell research paper originating from a Canadian lab in the past year.

New book from Ubc neuropsychiatry profs

Understanding and Managing Somatoform Disorders - A Guide For Clinicians is a new book by Drs. Anton Scamvougeras and Andrew Howard.

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