News & Honours

M.Sc. in Surgery defense
Dr. Abdulrahman Essam Alsabban defended his MSc in Surgery thesis entitled: “Establishing methods to screen novel small molecules targeting insulin-like growth factor/insulin-like growth factor binding protein interaction” on July 18th. Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs) are important hormone regulators of growth and development that have also been implicated in the etiology of several cancers. The bioavailability […] Read More >

Macrophage and Type II Diabetes
Congratulations to: Dr. Jan Ehses (General Surgery) who has as received a CIHR grant to study the contribution of macrophages to islet inflammation and beta cell dysfunction in type 2 diabetes. This grant studies how macrophages can be converted to beneficial healing and tissue regenerating macrophages with the goal of using these cells to treat […] Read More >

Visit to Guangzhou Women and Children’s Medical Centre
Dr. Jeffrey Ludemann, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, visited Guangzhou Women and Children’s ..... Read More >

Macebearer for the MD Class of 2013
Dr. Andrew Seal, Associate Professor Emeritus, is honored to perform the duties of Macebearer. He is seen leading the Chancellor's Procession. Read More >

Connections to National Transplantation Program
Dr. Megan Levings, CFRI Scientist and UBC Professor (rear) Read More >

Academic Gowns
Pictured: Dean Stuart with Dr. Nancy Van Laeken and Dr. John Kestle at the “Gowning Ceremony” held by the Faculty of Medicine. This event recognizes the individuals who .... Read More >

International Surgical Care
UBC Surgery Faculty Dr. Brian Westerberg (left-rear) Dr. Robert Taylor (right-rear) and philanthropist Mr. Gary Segal (center) visit Gondar University Hospital, Etihiopia. The Branch for International Surgical Care.... Read More >