The International Olympic Committee has amended its “Faster, Higher, Stronger” motto to include the word ‘Together’, highlighting the need for solidarity during difficult times such as the COVID-19 pandemic. At this year’s 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, finding and sustaining the proper balance of safety and togetherness has never been more challenging. Dr. […]
UBC Orthopaedics Researchers Receive Clinical Trial Funding from the United States Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program
Drs. Brian Kwon and Babak Shadgan, have been awarded a $3.7M USD grant from the United States Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program. The funding will be used to conduct a clinical trial evaluating a novel implantable biosensor based on Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) technology.
Dr. Babak Shadgan promoted to Fellow rank of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE)
We are pleased to share that UBC Orthopaedics Assistant Professor, Dr. Babak Shadgan, has been promoted to the Fellow rank of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) as of January 2021. This is the highest academic rank offered to a limited number of Senior members of the society. SPIE Fellows are members of […]
UBC Orthopaedics Assistant Professor, Dr. Babak Shadgan, was recently named as one of the COVID-19 Wall Solutions award recipients! The COVID-19 Wall Solutions Initiative supports innovative projects aimed towards practical solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences to society. The Wall Solutions project winners demonstrate a wide range of challenging issues being addressed by […]
UBC researchers, Dr. Brian Kwon, Dr. Babak Shadgan, and Dr. Chris West, are part of an international team that has received a $48 million grant (US$36.5M) for research aiming to improve long-term outcomes for patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). The five-year project—made possible through a grant from the United States Defence Advanced Research Project […]