Dr. Jennifer Gardy recognized by MSFHR for her outstanding work in Mycobacteria and Tuberculosis

The BCCDC Foundation congratulates Dr. Jennifer Gardy on receiving the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Scholar Award for her work with non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections (NTMs) and tuberculosis (TB) on the BRIDGE-MTB project.  Dr. Gardy’s innovative work has created a new field of research – genomic epidemiology – which has helped to advance the […]

Watch: Dr. Jennifer Gardy Speaks at SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards

Watch Dr. Jennifer Gardy give an inspirational speech at SFU Outstanding Alumni Awards BCCDC’s own ‘science rockstar’, Dr. Jennifer Gardy discusses inter-disciplinarity and how to create a meaningful career that blends with your personal life at this year’s Simon Fraser University’s Outstanding Alumni Awards on March 3rd, 2016.  Dr. Gardy is recognized for her innovative […]

A Big Thanks to Dr Brett Finlay

We would like to say a special thank you to Dr Brett Finlay, who sat on the BCCDC Foundation Board as a Director from January 2014 to September 2015. In this time, Dr Finlay supported our work and gave his thoughtful expertise to our development. He was our inaugural Scientific Advisory Board Chair and helped […]

BCCDC Researchers Leverage Foundation Seed Funding into CIHR Operating Grant

Congratulations to Dr Babak Pourbohloul and Krista English on their recent $500,000 CIHR Operating Grant “An Integrated Real-time Modeling and Surveillance Decision-support Framework to Inform Public Health Emergency Preparedness”! Using mathematical models, this project will allow researchers to understand how quickly an emerging infectious disease (EID) spreads and generate real-time options for policy makers to […]

Dr Judith Hall Inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

The Foundation would like to congratulate Dr Judith Hall, who was recently inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame as one of the 2015 laureates! Dr Hall, Professor Emerita in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, is a pediatrician and clinical geneticist who has worked on birth defects and non-traditional mechanisms of disease. She […]