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Congratulations to Dr. Raymond Lam and Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Each Recipients of the 2020 P2P Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Raymond Lam and Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, Each Recipients of the 2020 P2P Award!

    The Department congratulates Dr. Raymond Lam and Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, recipients of the BC SUPPORT (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials) Unit’s  2020 P2P (Pathway to Patient-Oriented Research) Awards, designed to build and strengthen capacity for patient-oriented research in BC. Dr. Lam and Dr. Vila-Rodriguez, with their respective Patient Co-Leads and […]

A New Study by MacVicar Lab’s Dr. Louis-Philippe Bernier Shows Microglia Still Function in Glucose-Limited Environment

A New Study by MacVicar Lab’s Dr. Louis-Philippe Bernier Shows Microglia Still Function in Glucose-Limited Environment

  A new study published in Nature Communications, led by UBC Psychiatry Research Associate Dr. Louis-Philippe Bernier in Dr. Brian MacVicar’s lab, is one of the first to look at immunometabolism in the brain. The team studied the metabolic plasticity of microglia, the immune cells of the brain which act as the main line of […]

Remembering Dr. Glenda MacQueen, Our Cherished Friend and Colleague

Remembering Dr. Glenda MacQueen, Our Cherished Friend and Colleague

  Dear colleagues, We are all shocked and profoundly saddened to learn about the passing of Professor Glenda MacQueen on Friday March 27, 2020. Dr. MacQueen was a distinguished researcher and educator, a beacon and a true leader in Canadian psychiatry, and a close associate and mentor to many students and colleagues in psychiatry across […]