spine division

Faculty Spotlight – Raphaele Charest-Morin

Faculty Spotlight – Raphaele Charest-Morin

RAPHAELE CHAREST-MORINCLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Division:Spine Site:Vancouver – Vancouver General Hospital Can you share a little bit about your educational background and journey, and how you got to where you are today? What inspired you to work in orthopaedics, specifically spine surgery? I was born and raised in Québec city. For as long as I can […]

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.

In the News! The right cancer treatment information at the right time

In the News! The right cancer treatment information at the right time

UBC Orthopaedics Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Raphaële Charest-Morin, discusses her research into how best to manage cancer patients’ treatment expectations.

Research could change how blood pressure is managed in spinal cord injury patients

Research could change how blood pressure is managed in spinal cord injury patients

A new story from the UBC Faculty of Medicine describes how researchers are challenging the current standard for managing blood pressure in people with spinal cord injury.

Marcel Dvorak

Marcel Dvorak

PROFESSOR Division:Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Hospital Site:Vancouver – Vancouver General Hospital marcel.dvorak@vch.ca Dr. Marcel Dvorak is a Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of British Columbia and holds the Cordula & Günter Paetzold Chair of Clinical Spinal Cord Injury Research. He was the Head of the Division of Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics at Vancouver […]