August 2, 2023

New Blog in PLOS Blogs Speaking of Medicine and Health

Unconventional thinking: how soil science can join the fight against neglected tropical diseases Unconventional thinking: how soil science can join the fight against neglected tropical diseases

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July 3, 2023

NGDI-UBC participated at a NTD Parliamentary Event hosted at the Senate Building in Ottawa

NGDI UBC was honored to participate in the Parliamentary Reception Celebrating Canada’s Kigali Declaration Endorsement Anniversary on June 1st, with special guest Dr. Ibrahima Socé Fall, Director, Department of the Control of NTDs at WHO and Dr. Anthony Solomon CSO. Thank you to Senators Stanley Kutcher & Peter M. Boehm for co-hosting this wonderful event […]

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June 16, 2023

New Publication in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Effects of climate change on soil health resulting in an increased global spread of neglected tropical diseases  

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June 5, 2023

Role of the Lymphatic System in Drug Absorption

Honored to be selected by the prestigious Henry Stewart Talks (HSTalks to provide a lecture on the role of the lymphatic system on improving the absorption and bioavailability of drugs. Thank you Dr. Vladimir Torchilin for the generous invitation to participate. Talk Citation: Wasan, K.M. (2023, May 31). Role of the lymphatic system in […]

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May 8, 2023

NGDI UBC are leading a Special Issue in Frontiers in Pharmacology

NGDI UBC are leading a Special Research Topic in Frontiers in Pharmacology on Novel Pharmacological Targets and Strategies to treat Neglected Tropical Diseases- An LMIC Perspective Due Date December 8th, 2023; Details are in the link below:

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April 22, 2023

New CIHR Grant for Drs. Cox and Wasan to investigate strategies to treat Advanced Prostate Cancer

New CIHR Funding for NDGI Co-Director: Understanding epigenetic regulation and modulation of cell stress responses by the cholesterol transporter, scavenger receptor-B1 as a novel target for treating advanced prostate cancer UBC Principal Investigator(s): Michael Cox (Urologic Sciences); Kishor Wasan (Urologic Sciences) Research Institution: University of British Columbia

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March 9, 2023

What is Urology?

Urology is the medical specialty that treats diseases and problems related to the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. It is also a surgical specialty. Urologists diagnose and treat urinary tract and reproductive system issues in men and women of all ages. They can treat conditions like prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction, urinary tract infections, and more. […]

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February 3, 2023

The Qualities of a Good Leader

Certain qualities can make or break your success, whether you’re a new manager or a veteran leader. One of the most critical leadership traits is communicating clearly with your team. This includes stating your vision, giving feedback, and asking questions to clarify issues. A good leader has a vision of where they want to go, […]

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Qualities of a Good Leader
January 23, 2023

The Qualities of a Great Leader

There are a number of qualities that you should look out for when you are looking for a great leader for your organization. These qualities include passion, transparency, honesty, humility, and teamwork. You can also look out for these qualities in your employees. If you can get them to have these qualities, you will be […]

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Characteristics of Inspiring Leaders
January 15, 2023

Neglected Tropical Disease

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are one of the biggest threats to humanity. They affect over 1.7 billion people around the world. These diseases need to be addressed by multidisciplinary community care. In addition, there are many treatments available to help alleviate their symptoms. However, it is important to note that the treatments and prevention methods […]

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