Experimental Medicine

Faculty Members

Name Research Interests
Afshar, Kourosh Genital reconstruction and pediatric renal transplant
Aparicio, Samuel Breast cancer, genome sequencing
Ashe, Maureen Rehabilitation Care and Services, Social Aspects of Aging, Health Care Technologies, Osteoporosis, Older Adults, Physical Activity, tele-rehabilitation, systematic reviews, fracture, built environment
Av-Gay, Yossef Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, drug discovery, Macrophage biology, Tuberculosis
Avina Zubieta, Juan Antonio Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases (SARDs); Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE); Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA); Long term effectiveness; Multivariate analyses; Outcomes assessment; Pharmaco-epidemiology
Ayas, Najib Public health and afety consequences of sleep apnea and sleep deprivation
Beristain, Alexander Guillermo Healthy Starts; cellular and molecular processes that direct trophoblast cell biology in early placental development; Examining the A Disintegrin And Metalloproteinase (ADAM) family in trophoblast biology; Examining the effects of obesity-associated inflammation on the maternal-fetal interface; Identifying gene expression differences in subpopulations of trophoblasts in normal and pathological pregnancies
Black, Peter Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (especially equality rights); Canadian human rights legislation
Blydt-Hansen, Tom Childhood Diseases; Pediatric kidney transplant; Injury phenotype; Rejection; Biomarkers; Metabolomics; Chemokines
Boyd, John The cross-application of techniques from cardiovascular physiology and immunology has resulted in exciting discoveries, including proving for the first time that stimulation of Toll-Like Receptors expressed by cardiac myocytes resulted in cardiac contractile dysfunction
Brauer, Michael Environmental Health, Community Health / Public Health, air pollution, built environment, environmental epidemiology, remote sensing, healthy cities
Brubacher, Jeffrey drugs and driving, alcohol impaired driving, road safety
Brunham, Liam Genetic Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases, Lipid Disorders, Stem Cells and Organogenesis, Lipids, Genetics, Pharmacogenomics
Brussoni, Mariana injury prevention, accident prevention, fathering, risk-taking
Bryan, Stirling Economics of health care, policy, from UK
Buttyan, Ralph Kidneys, Urinary System, Benign Bladder Dysfunctions
Carleton, Bruce Pharmacogenomics, Adverse drug reactions (ADRs), Drug safety and effectiveness, Clinical pharmacology, Pharmacovigilance
Carlsten, Christopher Environment and Respiratory Diseases
Cashman, Neil prion disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, protein misfolding diseases, Alzheimer's
Cherkasov, Artem Drug design; Bioinformatics, Molecular modeling; Proteomics; Artificial intelligence; Antibiotics
Chew, Ben how kidney stones form and in particular intestinal absorption of minerals that can form kidney stones (calcium and oxalate); genetically modifying bacteria normally used to make yogurt to express a naturally occurring enzyme that breaks down oxalate, thus preventing its absorption into the body where it can combine with calcium to form kidney stones.
Christenson, James Resuscitation, sudden cardiac death, chain of survival, out of hospital cardiac arrest, emergency medical services
Cibere, Jolanda Arthritis / Osteo-Arthritis, early osteoarthritis, magnetic resonance imaging in osteoarthritis, biomarkers in osteoarthritis, progression of early osteoarthritis, clinical detection of early osteoarthritis
Conway, Edward Translational research, blood, hemostasis-thrombosis, transfusion, coagulation, hematology, transgenic mice, vascular biology, endothelial, immunity, bleeding, thrombosis, arthritis, Coagulation, innate immunity, endothelial medicine, inflammation, cardiovascular disease
Cox, Michael genetic testing, experiences of hereditary risk, social and ethical implications of genetics, interpersonal and family communication, qualitative research, narrative and story, Prostate cancer
Cresswell, Silke Functional imaging (PETand fMRI) in Parkinson
Daley, Denise Complex Trait Genetics, Genetic Diseases, Asthma, Susceptibility Genes, Genetics of Aging, genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics, Epigenetics, gene-gene and gene-environment interactions
Daugaard, Mads Cell Signaling and Cancer, Cancer Diagnosis and Detection, Stress and Cancer, Immunotherapy, Cell Therapy of Cancer, Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy, Cancer biology, glycobiology, DNA damage response pathways, Cancer therapy, Cancer diagnostics, Stress signalling in cancer
De Vera, Mary examining how eHealth technologies can support new and existing models of care to improve care delivery and patient outcomes; exploring patients' perspectives and experiences with medication taking and adherence; and evaluating the use and impacts of medications among pregnant women, particularly with inflammatory conditions.
Devlin, Angela Obesity, Children, cardiovascular disease, Diabetes, developmental programming
Doan, Quynh Emergency Medicine, Health Services
Dodek, Peter Intensive Care, Health Care Organization, moral distress, quality improvement/patient safety
Dong, Xuesen Hormone Dependent Cancers, Prostate Cancer, Endocrine Regulation, Gene Regulation and Expression, Prematurity
Dorscheid, Delbert Richard Asthma, Inflammatory Respiratory Diseases, Respiratory System
Doudet, Doris Brain imaging, mood disorders, stimulation therapies, Parkinson's disease
Du, Caigan Renal Diseases, Bioactive Molecules, Immune Reactions, Immunotherapy, Cell Therapy of Infectious and Immune Diseases, pathophysiology of Kidney disease, cell and antibody/protein therapy, Kidney transplantation and organ preservation, Technology for diagnosis of kidney disease, Peritoneal dialysis
Duronio, Vincent Signal transduction, enzymes, cell regulation, programmed cell death, apoptosis, protein kinase, phosphorylation networks, oxidized LDL, macrophages, gene regulation
Dutz, Jan Peter Immunity in Health & Disease, diabetes, dermatology
Eaves, Constance Jean Normal and leukemic stem cells, normal and malignant breast stem cells
Elango, Rajavel Protein Nutrition, Maternal-Fetal Nutrition, Childhood Malnutrition, Amino Acid Metabolism, Human Nutrition
Eng, Janice Neurorehabilitation, spinal cord, brain
Esdaile, John Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and systemic lupus
Etminan, Mahyar Eye and Visual System Diseases, Pharmacoepidemiology, Epidemiology, Oular Epidemiology, Drug Safety, Epidemiologist Study Design, Causal Inference
Field, Thalia stroke, Clinical trials, cerebral venous thrombosis, cerebral small vessel disease, cognition
Fitzgerald, Mark asthma; tuberculosis:outcomes evaluation;clinical trials, Epidemiology
Fleetham, John Sleep disorders, neuromuscular disorders, obstructive sleep apnea, imaging techniques, respiratory muscle function, systemic blood pressure, hypothalamic pituitary function, psychological status, disordered breathing
Ford, Nancy Imaging, Biomedical Technologies, micro-computed tomography, physiological gating, models of respiratory disease, image-based measurements, dental imaging, x-ray imaging
Francis, Gordon
Gantt, Soren cytomegalovirus, Burkitt’s lymphoma, Cytomegalovirus, epstein-barr virus, herpes simplex virus, congenital infection, newborn infection, Burkitt
Garnis, Catherine Cancer biology; Tumor progression; Oral premalignant lesions; Head and neck cancer; RNA biology, microRNAs; Alternative splicing; Biomarkers


Juma Orach

Master of Science in Experimental Medicine (MSc)

Ryan Huff

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)

Marc Sze

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)

Poh Tan

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)

Kevin Johns

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)

Else Bosman

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)

Henry Lu

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)
UBC graduate student Daniel He

Daniel He

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)