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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…

ICORD researchers win MSFHR Scholar Awards

ICORD Investigator Dr. Shannon Kolind and research scientist Dr. Babak Shadgan are among seventeen BC-based health researchers to have received 2018 Scholar Awards from the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. These important awards support researchers in the early stages Read More…

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Examining Dr. E. Paul Zehr’s superpower

What do science and comic book superheroes have in common? Quite a lot, says ICORD Principal Investigator Dr. Paul Zehr. Dr. Zehr has been using comic book superheroes as a platform for discussing science since the release of his first Read More…