Congratulations to our Round 1, 2023 Travel Award Winners! Alexandre Aubert, Granville Lab Homa Hamledari, Tibbets Lab Maria Handad, Willerth Lab Thristan Paulo Taberna, Zandstra Lab Marine Theret, Rossi Lab Keep an eye on our newsletter for Round 2 of our competition in the fall!
Congratulations to SCN's Round 2 Winners! Particularly BCREGMED members, Bruce Verchere, Peter Zandstra, Zachary Laksman, and our fearless leader Fabio Rossi! You can find the full list of winners here.
UBC-led biomedical innovation hub to accelerate the development and manufacturing of lifesaving medicines for Canadians.
On March 15, the federal government announced that B.C. will be home to Canada’s Immuno-Engineering and Biomanufacturing Hub. Read more here
BCREGMED is proud to host our annual Symposium taking place October 4th from 8:30AM-6PM at the Nest on UBC's beautiful campus. Deadline for abstract submission is August 1st! Deadline to register for the symposium is September 15th! REGISTER HERE
A new multidisciplinary, multinational team composed of prominent BCREGMED Scientists—aptly named Mend the Gap—is working on a novel approach that may help people with SCI. The Mend the Gap team, which includes iCORD researchers Drs. Wolfram Tetzlaff, Brian Kwon, Dena Shahriari, Michael Berger, Corree Laule, Babak Shadgan, and Stephanie Willerth, recently received $24 million from Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Transformation stream to investigate using biomaterials—and soft gels in particular—to heal the injury. Congratulations to everyone, and we look forward to seeing progress in this important area! You can read more here.
The Surprising Secret First Step to Silencing Your Inner Critic with Melissa E. Anders coming - April 7th, 2020 11AM-12PM. See our workshop tab for more details!
SFU, Centre for Cell Biology, Development, and Disease (C2D2) & BCRegMed are proud to sponsor Technological Platforms for Cell Therapy, at Simon Fraser University on March 6th, 2019. This event will bring together individuals in the BC RegMed community that are involved in cell therapy and will highlight technologies within the community for the advancement of cell therapy. The event will take place at the Big Data Hub, Applied Science Building Room 10905, Simon Fraser University. The program will be posted soon. Confirmed speakers include Rob Holt, Megan Levings, Brad Nelson, Mark Brockman, Tania Bubela, Kirk Schultz, Sowmya Viswanathan, David Vocadlo, [...]
BCREGMED would like to welcome Edwin Gershom who joined us in December in the role of Manager, Partnerships and Innovation. He will be located in the BRC building. His position is co-funded by CCRM and UBC and he will be responsible for supporting industry partnerships in BME (including our co-op program), for developing an asset map for the BCRegMed cluster, and for the formation and growth of CCRM’s Western Hub.Edwin has over six years of experience working with early stage biotech startups at the intersection of science and business, strategizing product and business development, raising capital and partnering with researchers, clinicians [...]
We are happy to announce that the Summer by Design 2010 workshop at the University of Toronto will run from July 6-21, 2019. The workshop is offered by Medicine by Design in partnership with CCRM and the Rotman School of Management. They will again be seeking high-performing, international applicants from their university partners. The Summer by Design workshop is focused on helping PhD and postdoctoral fellows to advance their understanding of how to translate and commercialize regenerative medicine research. Details and application information will be available in early 2019 on their web site: http://mbd.utoronto.ca/opportunities/summer-by-design/ In the meantime, please mark your calendars [...]