Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

The UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an academic department of the UBC Faculty of Medicine, and has major responsibilities and leadership in activities related to education, research and academic practice.

The Department is characterized by its breadth and depth of its activities in all spheres of inquiry and education concerning the causes and mechanisms of disease, advancing the practice of the various disciplines of Laboratory Medicine.

Departmental faculty, staff, trainees and other personnel work at multiple sites across the UBC system, in partnership with Regional Health Authorities, Hospitals and Agencies, Research Centres and Institutes, Educational Institutions, Government and other stakeholders toward fulfillment of the academic mandate.

29
Master's Students
33
Doctoral Students
12
Graduate Degrees Awarded
 

Open Research Positions

 

Research Supervisors

Name Research Interests
Allard, Michael Control of energy metabolism in normal and pathologic hearts; Physiologic and Pathologic Cardiac hypertrophy; Contribution of Metabolism to myocardial dysfunction after ischemia and reperfusion, especially in the setting of cardiac hypertrophy; Cardiovascular Pathology
Aparicio, Samuel Breast cancer, genome sequencing
Bally, Marcel Bertran Pancreas centre
Bashashati Saghezchi, Ali Artificial Intelligence; Bioinformatics; Breast Cancer; Cancer Genomics; Computational Biology; Digital Pathology; Image Processing; Machine Learning; Ovarian Cancer; Signal Processing
Bennewith, Kevin Oncology; Molecular Pathology & Cell Biology; Cancer research; Solid tumour microenvironment; Hypoxia; Metastasis research; Pre-metastatic niche; Targeting hypoxic tumour cells in therapy; Radiation biology
Brooks, Donald microgravity research (space station, etc); diagnostic testing device; Centre for Blood Research; biomaterials, Organic chem, blood research
Churg, Andrew Lung disease
Cimolai, Nevio Infection control, ethics in hospital administration and public medical institutions
Cote, Helene HIV Infection, blood research, infectious diseases
Devine, Dana Virginia Biochemistry, blood regulation, platelet biology
Granville, David Autoimmunity; Medical molecular engineering of nucleic acids and proteins; Proteases; Granzymes; Extracellular matrix; Chronic inflammation; Aging; Disease models; Autoimmune disease; Skin; Vascular biology
Huntsman, David Corporate Law; Contracts; Competition Law; legal history
Karsan, Aly Hematological tumours; Cancer molecular targets; Leukemia; Hematopoiesis; Genomics and epigenomics; Noncoding RNAs; Aging
Kizhakkedathu, Jayachandran Polymers; Biomaterials; Blood Coagulation; Macromolecular Therapeutics; Iron Chelators; Thrombosis; Cell-surface Engineering; Proteomics Tools; Implants and Medical Devices
Klein Geltink, Ramon Pathology (except oral pathology); Metabolism; Immunotherapy; Cell Signaling and Infectious and Immune Diseases; Auto-Immune Diseases; Cell Therapy of Cancer; Adoptive cellular therapy; Immunometabolism; T cell function
Krajden, Mel Infectious diseases, cancer hepatitis prevention and care, human papillomavirus HPV, HIV and hepatitis C virus
Krystal, Gerald Blood research, immunology, inflammation, effect of diet on cancer
Lam, Wan Cancer progression; Genome biology; Epigenetics; Molecular Systems Biology; Lung Cancer; Technology Development
Lan, James Kidneys and Urinary System; Histocompatibility; Immunogenetics
Lange, Philipp Bioinformatics; Genomics; Pathology (except oral pathology); Cell Signaling and Cancer; mass spectrometry; pediatric cancer; personalized medicine; post translational protein modification; Proteomics
Laule, Cornelia Medical physics; Neurosciences, biological and chemical aspects; Neurosciences, medical and physiological and health aspects; Pathology (except oral pathology); Auto-Immune Diseases; brain; Central Nervous System Inflammatory Diseases; Cerebral Atrophy; image analysis; Imaging; magnetic resonance imaging; multiple sclerosis; myelin; Nervous System Development; Neurodegenerative diseases; Neurological diseases; Neuronal Systems; pain; Pathology; Schizophrenia; Spinal Cord Diseases; spinal cord; Spinal cord injury
Ling, Victor Resistance to anticancer drugs, glycoprotein, chemotherapy, proteins
Lockwood, William Cancer; Genetics; genomics; Proteomics; Lung cancer; drug discovery; Oncogene signaling; Immune response
Luo, Honglin Pathology (except oral pathology); Viral Infections; Cardiomyopathy; Lung cancer; Central Nervous System Inflammatory Diseases; Enteroviral infection and neurodegeneration; Oncolytic virus for lung cancer therapy; Protein quality control in cardiac remodeling; RNA viruses
Mackenzie, Ian Alzheimer's Disease
Nielsen, Torsten Clinical oncology; Pathology (except oral pathology); Biomarker development; Breast Cancer; Cancer Diagnosis and Detection; Cancer of the Musculoskeletal System; Clinical trials; Epigenomics; Experimental Therapeutics; Immuno-oncology; Tissue-based diagnostic technologies; Translational research
Park, Yongjin Other basic medicine and life sciences; High dimensional data analysis; Biostatistical methods; Bioinformatics; single-cell genomics; Computational Biology; Causal inference; Bayesian machine learning
Quandt, Jacqueline Neuroinflammation in damage and repair relevant to multiple sclerosis and other nervous system disorders
Roth, Andrew Molecular Oncology; Bioinformatics; Computational Biology; computational statistics; Machine Learning; genomics; Cancer Evolution; Evolutionary cancer biology; Cancer omics data; computational methods for studying clonal population structures and tumour evolution; Methodological work in computational statistics
Sadar, Marianne
Schaeffer, David Clinical oncology; Pathology (except oral pathology); Bioinformatics; cancer genetics; Cancer biology; Genomic rearrangements; genomics; Pancreas; Pathology; patient derived models
Schreiber, William Porphyrias, toxicology, electrophoresis, educational technology, biochemistry, molecular biology
Seow, Chun Yong Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms; Asthma; Muscle; Respiratory System; Physiology; Airway smooth muscle; Contraction mechanism
Sorensen, Poul Childhood cancer cells, genomic science
Steidl, Christian Cancer; Molecular Pathology & Cell Biology, Genetics, genomics proteomics and related approaches
Takei, Fumio Molecular immunology, cancer, cell-cell interactions
Verchere, Bruce Diabetes research, pediatrics, Beta cell survival and function
Wang, Ying
Watson, Peter Pathology (except oral pathology); Breast Cancer; Pathology; biomarker
Wellington, Cheryl Lea Alzheimer's Disease; Neurodegenerative Diseases; Trauma / Injuries; Lipid/Lipoprotein analysis; Structural Tissue Engineering / Biomaterials; Traumatic Brain Injury; Tissue Engineering; Biomarkers; drug discovery; Apolipoprotein E; Cerebrovascular function
Weng, Andrew Molecular biology
Wright, Joanne Role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, airways disease in asocation with mineral dusts and fumes, pulmonary vascular disease as a consequence of cigarette smoking, respiratory
Yang, Decheng Cardiovascular and pulmonary, infectious diseases, host gene responses to viral infections
Yip, Stephen Pathology (except oral pathology); Cancer Genomics/Epigenomics/Proteomics; molecular diagnostics; Neuro-oncology; Neuropathology

Stories

Erin Tranfield

Alumni
Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PhD)

Xin Ye

Alumni
Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PhD)

Elyn Rowe

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PhD)
 
 

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