2008 in it for life Investigator Awards

Dr. Bernie Bressler, VP Research, VCH, and Executive Director of VCHRI, is pleased to announce the winners of VCHRI's 2008 in it for life Investigator Awards, which are funded by VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.

There are two categories of awards: Mentored Clinician Scientist (MCS) and Established Clinician Scientist (ECS). These awards are aimed at clinician-investigators (beginning and mid-career respectively) located at VGH, UBC Hospital and GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, who want to reduce their clinical practice commitments in order to continue developing their research careers as independent investigators.

2008 Mentored Clinician Scientist
Centre for Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, VCHRI; UBC Dept. of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine
Diesel Exhaust Inhalation in Asthmatics: Oxidative Stress as a Mediator of Airway Reactivity and Immune Response
2008 Mentored Clinician Scientist
Dr. Jessica McAlpine
OvCaRe, VCHRI & BCCA; Ctr for Translational & Applied Genomics, BC Cancer Agency; UBC Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
PARP Inhibitors in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer: Targeted Molecular Therapy in BRCA Null Phenotypes and Mechanisms of Resistance