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Faculty of medicine members receive funding for patient-care research and commercialization

(Photo credit: UBC Faculty of Medicine)
(Photo credit: UBC Faculty of Medicine)

Faculty of medicine researchers have been awarded funding for patient-care research and commercialization through two competitions administered by the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

The 2020 Innovation to Commercialization and Health Professional-Investigator awardees are advancing health research towards practical applications, improving patient care, and developing made-in-B.C. technologies.

Gordon Francis, division of endocrinology and metabolism, department of medicine
Project: Redefining atherosclerosis: Characterizing and targeting smooth muscle cell foam cells for the treatment and prevention of coronary heart disease and stroke
Co-funded with Providence Health Care Research Institute

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