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APT Full Departmental Meeting – April 14, 2022
Meeting presentation can be found here.   (April 19, 2022 @1:24 pm)



Dr Morley Sutter passed away on December 18, 2021
It is with sadness that we announce Dr. Morley Sutter MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor and former (longstanding) Department Head of Pharmacology (& Therapeutics), passed away on Saturday December 18, 2021. Dr. Sutter had a long career in Pharmacology research and education, focusing on the cardiovascular system and atherosclerosis. Dr. Roanne Preston (December 22, 2021 @9:27 am)



Dr. Alana Flexman, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Award
Announcement details found here.   (December 15, 2021 @3:21 pm)



APT Graduate Program Director – Dr. Pascal Bernatchez
Please find memo here. (November 26, 2021 @8:34 am)




UBC Anesthesia CaRMS Info Night
Greetings from the UBC Anesthesiology Residency Program!   We’d like to invite medical students across Canada to join us on an info session with Dr. Laine Bosma (Program Director), Dr. Sadiq Abdulla (Assistant Program Director), and some of our current residents.   This session will provide you with some information that we hope will reduce […] (October 25, 2021 @12:44 pm)



In Memoriam – Dr. Gerry O’Connor
We are saddened to share the news that Dr. Gerry O’Connor, beloved by all who knew him, died on Friday, October 1. He joined the department in 1975 as a pediatric anesthesiologist with a special interest in cardiac. He moved from Vancouver General to BC Children’s Hospital when it opened in 1982. He retired from […] (October 22, 2021 @9:41 am)



APT Full Departmental Meeting – August 31, 2021
Meeting details found here. Educational Report details found here.   (September 1, 2021 @8:27 am)



Dr. Hoiland, postdoctoral fellow awarded a 2 year Craig H Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
August 6, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Hoiland (Postdoctoral Fellow in Drs. Christopher West, Prof. Brian Kwon & Dr. Donald Griesdale’s laboratories) who was awarded a 2 year Craig H Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to support his research project entitled “A novel targeted vascular approach to mitigate secondary hypoxic injury following traumatic SCI” A lay […] (August 9, 2021 @3:36 pm)



Dr. Linde, postdoctoral fellow awarded a 2 year Craig H Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
August 6, 2021 Congratulations to Dr. Lukas Linde (Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Kip Kramer’s lab) who was awarded a 2 year Craig H Neilsen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to support his research project entitled “Less is more: Low concentration topical capsaicin to relieve neuropathic pain in spinal cord injury” A lay summary for the grant can […] (August 7, 2021 @6:20 pm)