Dr. Erin Michalak and Dr. Emma Morton Publish a Study Validating the Quality of Life in Bipolar Disorder (QoL.BD) Scale in French

Congratulations to Dr. Jehannine Austin, Elected Vice-President of the International Society of Psychiatric Genetics!

DMCBH COVID-19 Series: A Spotlight on Dr. Adele Diamond

Dr. Steven Taylor’s Study on COVID Stress Syndrome Featured in Psychology Today

SAVE THE DATE: UBC Psychiatry Virtual Research Day on Thursday October 15, 2020

A New Paper by Dr. Paul Pavlidis and Former Student Marjan Farahbod Featured on the Cover of Genome Research

DMCBH COVID-19 Series: New Study by Drs. Raymond Lam, Jill Murphy and Erin Michalak Looks at Mental Health Needs of High-Risk Groups Across the APEC Region

Congratulations to Dr. Sophia Frangou, Recipient of the SOBP Teaching Award!

UBC Psychiatry COVID-19 Return to Work (Phase 1) Resumption Plan

Announcement of Appointment of Dr. Daniel Vigo, Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

DMCBH COVID-19 Series: Dr. Terry Snutch Leads Canadian Researchers in Sequencing Virus Genome

A New Article by Assistant Professor Dr. Daniel Vigo Published in JAMA Psychiatry

Stage 1 of Research Resumption

Dr. Lakshmi Yatham on CTV News to Discuss a New Collaboration Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Frontline Physicians

COVID-19 Research Strategy

Congratulations to Dr. Jehannine Austin, Recipient of $1.5M in Funding to Explore Pharmacogenomic Testing in Clinical Settings

Song Lab and CSU Researchers Identify Gene that Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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

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

Remembering Dr. Glenda MacQueen, Our Cherished Friend and Colleague

Curtailment of Research Activities on UBC Campus

Congratulations to Jacob Stubbs, Winner of a 2020-2021 Killam Doctoral Scholarship!

Dr. Steven Taylor Appointed to the Government of Canada’s Expert Panel on COVID-19

COVID-19: Memo to the Department

In New Interviews with BBC, NBC, the Vancouver Sun, and TIME, Dr. Steven Taylor Discusses “Panic Buying” Behaviours in Response to COVID-19

Dr. John Ogrodniczuk and Heads Up Guys team member Joshua Beharry interviewed by CBC News

Dr. Brian MacVicar & His New Study Featured in this Week’s DMCHB News

Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Raymond on her Appointment as the Director of DMCBH!

CTV News: Dr. Raymond Lam Discusses His Meta-Analysis Published in CJP, Revealing Potential Benefits of Light Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Fall 2019 CIHR Project Grant Recipients in UBC Psychiatry: Congratulations to Dr. Bill Honer, Dr. Will Panenka, and Dr. Nichole Fairbrother!

DMCBH Scientists, including UBC Psychiatry Faculty, Among Top 100,000 Cited Researchers Worldwide

Funding Opportunities

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Department Timelines for Grant Applications

Please ensure that you allow time to meet the various deadlines related to grant applications.

All grant applications (operating and salary awards) must first be reviewed by the Department’s Director of Administration prior to the Department Head signing. These applications must be received by the Director of Administration at least 3 days prior to the deadline for submission to the Dean’s Office or other unit to ensure that there is adequate time for the Director of Administration to review the application and address any deficiencies, errors, etc. in the application with the applicant prior to the Department Head signing.

Director of Administration: Vicky Yau, 604-822-7313

Faculty of Medicine Deadlines

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Visit the UBC FoM MedNet Research page for funding opportunities and deadlines, application deadlines and procedures, grant writing support and resources, and research-related policies.


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