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ATM Showcased in Faculty of Medicine’s Mid-term Report Feature on the Strategic Plan of Action

As part of the UBC Faculty of Medicine's Mid-term Report for the Strategic Plan in Action, the Academy of Translational Medicine (ATM) is in the spotlight. The feature, Accelerating the development of lifesaving medicine, highlights how the UBC Faculty of Medicine is translating scientific discoveries into clinical practice to solve some of life’s most pressing health challenges. 

Dr. Ehsan Karim Launches Open Educational Resource for Advanced Epidemiological Methods

With support from the UBC OER Fund Implementation Grant and the UBC School of Population and Public Health, Dr. Ehsan Karim, an ATM Member, has authored Epi-OER, an Open Educational Resource (OER) for Advanced Epidemiological Methods. Published in April 2024, Epi-OER is designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application in epidemiology.

TRANSCAN Joint Call for Proposals: Combination therapies against cancer–new opportunities for translational research

The ATM Community is encouraged to consider this joint call from TRANSCAN specific to translational research. Specifically, the main purpose of this call will be design of patient preclinical models for combination therapies. This is an opportunity of interest for early-career researchers, as it is mandatory to have at least 1 early-career researcher as principle investigator. Pre-proposals must be submitted before 5 July 2024, full-proposals must be submitted by 29 November 2024, and projects are expected to start September 2025.

Terry Fox Research Institute Launches 2025 Cancer Research Funding Programs

With the unveiling of the Terry Fox New Investigator Awards alongside the Terry Fox New Frontiers Program Project Grants, Canadian researchers are presented with a unique opportunity to spearhead groundbreaking research initiatives with transformative potential in the realm of cancer studies. Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend upcoming webinars to gain invaluable insights and guidance.

Nominations Open: 2024 Faculty of Medicine Awards

The awards acknowledge outstanding faculty and staff members who demonstrate exceptional contributions to the Faculty of Medicine, and who are dedicated to advancing the Faculty’s values and vision of transforming health for everyone. Please review the awards and nomination guidelines carefully and submit your nominations by Friday 14 June 2024.