Faculty of Medicine researchers receive $2.8m for equipment and infrastructure – UBC Faculty of Medicine – UBC Faculty of Medicine

By Stephanie Chow | September 8, 2020

Eleven Faculty of Medicine researchers have received a combined $2.8 million for state-of-the-art labs and equipment.

The funding comes from the Government of Canada, through the Canada Foundation for Innovations (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund. The investment provides researchers with the highly specialized infrastructure they need to be leaders in their field.

Deciphering DNA-encoded Gene-regulatory Logic with Genome-scale Synthetic DNA Carl de Boer, School of Biomedical Engineering

Infrastructure for Developing Pharmacologic Approaches to Modulating Fibrinolysis and Controlling Bleeding Disorders Christian Kastrup, Michael Smith Laboratories

Stem Cell and Genome Editing Lab Timothy Kieffer, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences

Community Hub for Arts-based Research and Innovation in Knowledge Translation Andrea Krusi, School of Population and Public Health

Exploring Mitochondria Function as Therapeutic Target in Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Multiple Myeloma Florian Kuchenbauer, Department of Medical Genetics

Hapscreen-RD: A Platform for Large-scale Screening of Human Haploid Cells for Rare Disease Research Josef Penninger, Life Sciences Institute & Department of Medical Genetics

Innovation in Mobility and Balance Rehabilitation Courtney Pollock, Department of Physical Therapy

The Stroke Management and eHealth Innovation Laboratory Brodie Sakakibara, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Southern Medical Program

Cryo-EM of Metabolic Enzymes for Drug Discovery Sriram Subramaniam, Department of Biochemistry

Investigating How Mitochondrial Stress Signaling Maintains Organelle Homeostasis in Health and Disease Hilla Weidberg, Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences

Investigating the Neurophysiological Effects and Accumulation of Subconcussive Sports Head Impacts Lyndia Chun Wu, School of Biomedical Engineering

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