Indigenous Intelligence Training with Maynard Angus

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) Indigenous Engagement Committee invites faculty and staff to attend this in-person workshop with Maynard Angus. Maynard Angus is the founder of Indigenous Canada Solutions and a member of the Nisga’a Nation. The presentation will cover Indigenous history and will encompass a comprehensive […]

World Sepsis Day: Research, Advocacy, and Clinical Care in BC and Worldwide

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Globally, sepsis is responsible for nearly one in every 5 deaths, and in Canada, sepsis effects 75,000 individuals per year. Sepsis occurs when an infection results in vital organ damage, and any infection can lead to sepsis. Gaining an understanding of sepsis early in your healthcare education is critical to ensuring you are delivering the best possible […]

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DMCBH Open House: Neurology Fluid Biomarker Network

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Cheryl Wellington and key members of the Neurology Fluid Biomarker Network invite you to attend an open house on Wednesday, June 28th at the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health to discuss the research and clinical implementation of neurology fluid biomarkers.   Join this open house to discuss active and planned projects involving transdisciplinary research in dementia and neurodegeneration, neurotrauma, neuroinflammatory disease and cerebrovascular disease […]

Research Talk by Dr. Aric Prather

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lecture Title: Insomnia, Insufficient Sleep, and Immune Functioning Speaker: Aric A. Prather, PhD is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Prather’s research centers on the causes and consequences of insufficient sleep, with a focus on how poor sleep impacts the immune system to increase one’s risk for infectious […]

Healthy Aging Research Seminar: Dr. Jennifer Cobb

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lecture Title: Genome Instability and Aging Speaker Biography: Dr. Jennifer Cobb is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Victoria. Her research investigates the impact of cellular age on DNA double-strand break repair and nuclear organization. Dr. Cobb moved her research program to the University of Victoria in 2022 and continues […]

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Research Talk by Dr. Jessica Finlay

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Research Talk Title: "Cognability: An ecological theory of neighborhoods and cognitive aging" Summary: Individuals and families in every city, town, and rural area feel the impacts of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. While a growing body of evidence points to potentially modifiable individual risk factors for dementia, the everyday environments in which people develop and navigate cognitive […]

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Research Talk by Dr. Denis Gerstorf

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Research Talk Title: The Role of Historical Change for Adult Development and Aging Speaker: Dr. Denis Gerstorf is Full Professor and chair of Developmental and Educational Psychology at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. As lifespan developmental scholar, he is interested in better understanding how our everyday lives and developmental trajectories are often closely intertwined with and co-regulated […]

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Research Talk by Dr. Catrine Tudor-Locke

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Title: “Re-imagining Physical Activity Guidelines Using Practical Metrics Common to Most Wearable Technologies” Speaker: Dr. Catrine Tudor-Locke, PhD, FACSM, FNAK is Professor and Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. Dean Tudor-Locke is a walking behaviour researcher and a recognized world leader in objective physical activity assessment and promotion, specifically focused on pedometer or […]

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UBC Healthy Aging Seminar: ‘Acting’ Old(er): How Theatre and Performance Help Us Re-imagine Possibilities for “Healthy Aging”

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Cultural discourses shape our understandings of what it means to age and be old(er) – they can open up possibilities or limit our imaginations by telling us what is acceptable, possible, or shameful in old(er) age, and what “healthy aging” might mean. Theatre and performance are particularly rich sites for conveying cultural age narratives. They […]

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UBC Healthy Aging Seminar Series

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The UBC Healthy Aging Research seminar features presentations by faculty and trainees on diverse topics related to aging. On January 18th, the seminar will have two speakers: Nicole Stuart, MSc Student in Dr. Nancy Sin's Lab in the Department of Psychology. Title- "The Effects of Daily Stress on Self-Reported Cognition: Insights from the Daily Experiences […]

2022 Vancouver Gairdner symposium

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The Vancouver Gairdner High School & National Symposium is held each fall to give students, teachers, and the academic community the opportunity to hear from two Gairdner award-winning scientists and learn about the BC Children’s Hospital’s research facilities. Hosted by Drs. Michael Hayden & Bruce Verchere, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British […]

UBC Healthy Aging Seminar Series

Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (CBH) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This is a monthly seminar series to highlight the breadth of aging research occurring on the UBC campus. There is an option to attend in person or via Zoom. The next seminar is October 19th, 2022. For more information and instructions for registering please see our website: https://healthyaging.med.ubc.ca/events/event/ubc-healthy-aging-research-seminar Start: 19 October 2022 2:00 pm End: […]

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