Gillian Vandekerkhove, a PhD student working under the supervision of Dr. Alexander Wyatt, is co-first author on two papers published in European Urology (Impact Factor 17.5) this month:
January's Prostate Cancer Canada blog features an interview with Dr. Paul Rennie titled From idea to possibility: Moving research from the lab to patient care.
The Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) awarded the 2018 Huggins Medal to Dr. Martin Gleave. The medal is presented in recognition by the SUO of a major contribution and/or lifetime achievement in research and/or clinical practice that has contributed to the progress in the treatment for patients with genitourinary neoplasms. It has been awarded annually since 2001.
Dr. Amina Zoubeidi's project, Reversing Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer (NEPC), was rated as one of the Top 5 Research Stories at The 25th Annual Prostate Cancer Foundation Scientific Retreat, held October 26- 28, at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation's Science Department rated the topics or discoveries discussed during the Scientific Retreat, and described each of the top five on their website. For Dr. Zoubeidi, the description is:
An interview with Dr. Colin Collins titled "Genomics in Prostate Cancer and Beyond" was published today in Gene Online. Dr. Collins discusses what brought him to the Vancouver Prostate Centre, his past and current research, and the importance of team science. Click here to read the interview (link opens in new window).
Today, Prostate Cancer Canada and the Movember Foundation announced $4 million for three leading Canadian researchers on projects surrounding the use of biological markers in the prediction of how well prostate cancer will respond to treatment.
Dr. Yuzhuo Wang was inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He received the honour in a presentation by Dr. Linda Rabeneck, President of the CAHS in a ceremony held in Vancouver on September 13 at the Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Vancouver, BC. You can view the full CAHS annoucment here; the entry for Dr. Wang is:
Each year, the UBC Faculty of Medicine recognizes faculty and staff members for excellence in teaching, research, administration, innovation and public service. This year, Dr Zoubeidi was awarded a UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Basic Science Research, in recognition of meritorious performance.