RESEARCH NEWS

Congratulations to our 2021 Orthopaedic Research Day Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2021 Orthopaedic Research Day Award Winners

Each year, the UBC Department of Orthopaedics recognizes the incredible research being conducted by our trainees at our annual Orthopaedic Research Day event. This year’s online event was hosted by Dr. Henry Broekhuyse, UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Professor and Director of Postgraduate Medical Education. Drs. Adrian Huang, Lise Leveille, and Babak Shadgan sat on the presentation […]

Trainee Spotlight – Shun Yamamoto

Trainee Spotlight – Shun Yamamoto

SHUN YAMAMOTOVISITING INTERNATIONAL STUDENT & PhD CANDIDATE Orthopaedic & Injury Biomechanics Group – Vancouver Can you share a little bit about your educational background and how you got to where you are today? My father is an Orthopaedic surgeon, so it was very natural for me to be interested in pursuing this career path. I […]

Dr. Mikaela Peters Receives Funding From the Resident Doctors of BC Resident Innovation Fund

Dr. Mikaela Peters Receives Funding From the Resident Doctors of BC Resident Innovation Fund

We are pleased to congratulate UBC Orthopaedics Resident, Dr. Mikaela Peters, on receiving funding from the Resident Doctors of BC 2020 Resident Innovation Fund (RIF). The goal of the RIF is to highlight and support residents working to benefit the healthcare system, the lives of patients and healthcare providers. Her research project will explore perceptions […]

UBC Orthopaedics Researchers Receive Clinical Trial Funding from the United States Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program

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.

UBC Orthopaedics researchers explore patient satisfaction following virtual orthopaedic consultation

UBC Orthopaedics researchers explore patient satisfaction following virtual orthopaedic consultation

UBC Orthopaedics faculty members, Dr. Geoffrey Johnston, assisted by Dr. Colin Landells, both of the RebalanceMD team in Victoria, BC, seized a unique opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of virtual orthopaedic assessments. The project, entitled COVID-19: Pivoting from in-person to virtual Orthopedic Surgical Evaluation, explores patient satisfaction following virtual Orthopedic consultation.