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NMIN research leader discusses new diagnostic technology as key to “pandexit”

NMIN Research Leader Dr. Shana Kelley discusses how new rapid diagnostic technologies could transform the way the COVID-19 pandemic is managed, in a webinar recorded on July 7, 2020. https://youtu.be/Zj4-N_CyuRg In the video, Dr. Kelley discusses innovative technologies being developed by researchers in her multidisciplinary PRiME group, including NMIN researcher… Read More »NMIN research leader discusses new diagnostic technology as key to “pandexit”

Meet April O’Connell, NMIN’s new Manager, Research & Partnerships

As of July 13, 2020, NMIN has a new Manager of Research and Partnerships: April O’Connell, BA, CHRP, CHRL. April brings eight years’ experience managing a multimillion-dollar research portfolio for AllerGen NCE. April was nationally recognized in 2019 for excellence in research management by the Canadian Association of Research Administrators… Read More »Meet April O’Connell, NMIN’s new Manager, Research & Partnerships

NMIN researchers awarded CIHR funding for COVID-19 projects

Two NMIN researchers based at the University of British Columbia (UBC) have been awarded CIHR funding to support projects addressing COVID19-related health challenges. NMIN’s Scientific Director, Dr. Pieter Cullis, was awarded $237,445 in support of his effort to develop an antibody therapy for COVID-19. The project, seed-funded by NMIN, will… Read More »NMIN researchers awarded CIHR funding for COVID-19 projects

NMIN welcomes three new Board members

The NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) is pleased to welcome the following new members to its Board of Directors (L to R above): Vanessa Grant, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Inès Holzbaur, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, AmorChem David Martin, Managing Director & Head of Equity Research, Bloom Burton Securities “We… Read More »NMIN welcomes three new Board members

Meet NMIN’s HQP Program Advisory Committee (HPAC)

The NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) is pleased to introduce the inaugural members of its Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) Program Advisory Committee (HPAC). The HQP Program Advisory Committee advises the Research Management Committee (RMC) of NMIN on training and programming opportunities that will increase the knowledge, skills and expertise of trainees… Read More »Meet NMIN’s HQP Program Advisory Committee (HPAC)

Soil stops bleeding: NMIN researcher

NMIN research co-leader Dr. Christan Kastrup and his research team find that soil silicates play a key role in blood clotting Research led by Dr. Christian Kastrup and published in Blood Advances has found that soil silicates in wounds help activate a blood known as protein coagulation Factor XII. This… Read More »Soil stops bleeding: NMIN researcher

Inaugural NMIN Postdoctoral Award winners announced

The NanoMedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) is pleased to announce the recipients of its inaugural NMIN Postdoctoral Awards: Dr. Noorjahan Aibani and Dr. Jayesh Kulkarni. Details about both recipients and their research plans follow below. The awardees were selected by the members of NMIN’s Research Management Committee, based on the applicants’… Read More »Inaugural NMIN Postdoctoral Award winners announced