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COVID-19 update

If you have a question about an appointment with the Brenda and David McLean Integrated Spine Clinic, please call 604-875-4992. ICORD activities at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre during COVID-19 (updated April 6) UBC’s remote work arrangement and research curtailment Read More…

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…