A $2,000 prize has been made available annually through a gift from Dr. Kishor Wasan in memory of his father, Professor Madanlal T. Wasan (1930-2005), for an outstanding Ph.D. student whose supervisor is in the Department of Urologic Sciences.
VCHRI News has featured an article discussing an international study led by Dr. Flannigan, which demonstrated that a specialized clinic could help to increase the sexual satisfaction of prostate cancer survivors.
Click here to read at VCHRI News; text of the article is below.
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Michael Cox is the recipient of a 2021 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching. The Killam Teaching Prize is adjudicated within each Faculty, and within the Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic.
Dr. Colin Collins has been awarded a five-year CIHR Project Grant for "Uncovering early mediators of lineage plasticity and validation of a metabolic vulnerability in neuroendocrine prostate cancer" (co-investigators: Dr. YZ Wang and Dr. Martin Gleave).
Dr. Lucia Nappi (MD, PhD) has received a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research 2020 Health Professional-Investigator Award for her project "Moving towards a biology-based care model in germ cell tumours."
Dr. Lucia Nappi (MD, PhD) has received a 2020 Tad Smith & Caroline Fitzgibbons-PCF Young Investigator Award for her project "Uncovering Lineage Plasticity in the Context of Specific Genomic Alterations in High Risk Prostate Cancer."
Dr. Martin Gleave has been elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors Fellow. The NAI Fellows Selection Committee inducts as Fellows those who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society. We congratulate him on this prestigious recognition.
Dr. Artem Cherkasov is co-PI on two CFI Exceptional Opportunity Fund grants awarded November 2020.