Dr. Cheryl Wellington (pictured) is leading a team of researchers in characterizing changes in the immune system of COVID-19 infected patients. Her work has received a lot of media attention this month! 


  • Dr. Stan Floresco was awarded the UBC Killam Teaching Prize
  • Dr. Sophia Frangou’s paper “Heritability and Cognitive Relevance of Structural Brain Controllability” makes the cover of the May issue of Cerebral Cortex
  • The UBC Clinic for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders held a successful public forum on May 23 via Zoom, which included talks from Drs. Hakkon Nygaard, Robin Hsiung, Julie Robillard, Silke Cresswell and Sherri Hayden
  • Drs. Helen Tremlett and Jacqueline Quandt received grants from the MS Society of Canada for new MS projects
  • Drs. Raymond Lam, Erin Michalak and Jill Murphy received a CIHR Knowledge Synthesis Grant to assess needs and opportunities for equity in access to digital mental health by high-risk groups in the Asia-Pacific


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