PATH 415 – Putting what you have learned to practice! email me your ideas, and I will post with some progress…

In our February 5th lecture, we review some basic principles of immunology that are often the basis for various immunological techniques related to research and health and human disease. Coming out of this lecture, I expect you to be able to answer the following: Describe the molecular basis of antigen-antibody interactions What techniques best localize antigens…

Vancouver MS Walk 2017

Members of the Quandt Lab, family, and friends all joined May 28th for the community-based effort to raise funds and awareness for MS. The UBC Remyelinators team with members, family and  friends of the UBC MS Research Group raised over $7000 in our 9th year participating in the MS Walk. The sunny weather was met with…

Efforts to end MS presented at UBC Pathology Day and at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in San Diego

May 19th marked the UBC Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine’s Annual Research Day. Poster and platform presentations from the lab focused on efforts to increase purity of microglial cultures (David Hunt), characterize ARNT2 expression in astrocytes in response to inflammatory mediators (Heather Yong) and to localize and identify expressors of the lipid presenting molecule…

May 31st is World MS Day

as outlined by the ECTRIMS  World MS Day 2017 What is World MS Day? World MS Day, which will occur on May 31st this year, brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with and for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. World MS Day is the only global awareness raising…