Research News

Congrats to 2019 WHRI Catalyst Grant Recipients!
December 4, 2019Drs. Paul Yong, Sarah Munro, and Mark Carey are among the recipients of this year’s Women’s Health Research Institute (WHRI) Catalyst Grants.  Congratulations!   This grant competition provides support for pilot studies in women’s and newborn’s health, which aim to generate preliminary data; test new approaches, methodologies or tools; bring new teams together; and/or support […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman
November 22, 2019Highly Cited Researchers List released:   Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman who has been named to the global Highly Cited Researchers 2019 List. Dr. Huntsman is among the 6,217 researchers in various fields from nearly 60 nations on the list, which is based on highly cited research papers. Find out who else from the UBC […] Read More >

Featured Researcher – Dr. Janice Kwon
November 22, 2019  Where do you work and live (e.g., what is your day job):  I work at Vancouver General Hospital and BC Cancer.  As a gynaecologic oncologist, I provide a spectrum of care to women with gynaecologic cancers and preinvasive disease.  I am also the Director of the Gynaecologic Oncology subspecialty training program, or fellowship program […] Read More >

2019 Division of Gynaecologic Oncology Research Award Competition results
November 22, 2019The Division of Gynaecologic Oncology launched its annual Research Award Competition in the fall of 2019. The selection process was highly competitive, as there were many excellent applications submitted. There were 2 projects that were awarded funding. The first was awarded to Dr. Ji-Hyun Jang, fellow in Gynaecologic Oncology. Her proposal is to develop a […] Read More >

Dr. Catherine Smith’s Resident Research Project Published in the Green Journal!
November 13, 2019    Dr. Catherine Smith, a fifth year Resident in our Department, has published her Resident Research Project in the December 2019 issue of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. This is the first Resident Research Project to be published using data from the BC Perinatal Data […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman!
September 25, 2019Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Dr. David Huntsman is the Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Professor of Gynaecologic Oncology, holds the Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Molecular and Genomic Pathology, and is a Professor in […] Read More >

Featured Researcher – Dr. Deborah Money
September 25, 2019Where do you work and live (e.g. what is your day job)? I work here in Vancouver, and my job, at the moment, is about 2/3rd as the Executive Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and about 1/3rd of the time I do clinical work and my clinical research programme. What is your primary […] Read More >

Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Money!
September 6, 2019  Congratulations to our very own Dr. Deborah Money, MD, FRCSC, on being the recipient of the prestigious 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology (IDSOG).  The award recognizes Dr. Money for her outstanding contributions to improving women’s health through scientific exchange, education, and leadership in infectious diseases in […] Read More >

Faculty of Medicine – Summer Student Research Program (SSRP) Students – OBGYN Department
August 27, 2019The department was happy to host six Summer Student Research Program students from the Faculty of Medicine this summer: Gabriel Chan worked with Dr. Ken Lim and Dr. Mohamed Elgendi on a project entitled: “A Pilot Study to Determine the Optimal Finger for Hypertension and Preeclampsia Assessment Using Pulse Oximeter Collection”. Michelle Lisonek worked with […] Read More >

Announcing the 2019 MSFHR Scholar Award Recipients
July 19, 2019    Congratulations to our very own Drs. Sarah Munro, Aline Talhouk, and Michael Anglesio, whose projects have been selected for funding by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MFHR) Scholar Program! Drs. Munro, Talhouk, and Anglesio are among 20 exceptional BC-based health researchers named as 2019 Scholar award recipients. The MSFHR Scholar Program […] Read More >