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ICORD celebrates #WomenInScience

Today is the International Day for Women and Girls in Science, and to celebrate, we’re honoured to profile a few amazing ICORD women who offer a variety of perspectives on what it’s like to be a woman in science. Please meet: Read More…

Peter Cripton

Peter Cripton elected to IRCOBI council

ICORD PI Dr. Peter Cripton has been elected to the International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI) for a five year term. The IRCOBI mission is to educate and provide an academic forum for the dissemination of best practices Read More…

image of the myelin water atlas

Myelin water atlas published

ICORD PhD student Kevin Liu has created an MRI-based in vivo normative atlas of myelin content in the spinal cord. This large collection of spinal cord MRIs from healthy living people can be used as a reference for researchers investigating demyelination Read More…

Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff reappointed as ICORD Director

On August 6, 2019, Dr. Rob McMaster, Executive Associate Dean, Research, UBC Faculty of Medicine and Executive Director, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, released the following announcement: I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Dr. Wolfram Tetzlaff, as Director, Read More…

Apply now: Indigenous summer student program

ICORD is pleased to offer two paid summer positions for indigenous high school students (finishing grade 10 or 11) to learn about SCI research. Students will have the opportunity to do small projects in a variety of labs at ICORD, Read More…