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ICORD Postdoctoral Fellow wins L’Oréal-UNESCO fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Jacquelyn Cragg has just returned from the French Embassy in Ottawa, where she received a L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowship. The $20,000 fellowships are awarded to support major postdoctoral research projects undertaken by young Canadians at Read More…

Women’s health after SCI

ICORD Principal Investigator Dr. Andrei Krassioukov will host the 5th International Autonomic Symposium on February 13, 2019 at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre. The symposium, Women’s health after spinal cord injury, will examine the latest advances in research and clinical management of women’s Read More…

Funding available for international initiatives (Fall 2018)

Are you a researcher outside of Canada who’d like to collaborate with the researchers at ICORD? Applications for the VISIT program for international trainees and the ICORD Distinguished Visiting Scholar are being accepted until October 23, 2018 Funding for these Read More…

New laser sheds light on neuropathic pain

What exactly is neuropathic pain, and why do we feel it? ICORD PI Dr. John Kramer recently acquired the first laser for pain research in BC, and he and his team are using it to answer some fundamental questions about Read More…

Summer student shows impact of PARC

Burnaby South Secondary Grade 11 student Eliana Bond joined ICORD for six weeks in the summer of 2018 as part of our pilot Summer Research Program for Indigenous Youth.* She spent time working in the Ghahary, Tetzlaff, and Laule Labs, Read More…