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CIHR Skin Research Training Centre
Events and Announcement


the coming Research Day:

Saturday, March 8, 2014(Saturday)


Skin Research Trainee Half-Day Workshop:

Thursday, March 20, 2014(Thursday)

Each year the UBC Department of Dermatology and Skin Science and the CIHR Skin Research Training Centre hosts the Skin Research Day during which original papers on a variety of topics including skin cancer, hair, immunology, photobiology, genomics, wound healing and educational research are presented. The integration of multiple health profession groups (medical, nursing) and trainees at different levels is a major strength of this event. The UBC & CIHR Skin Research Day is an interactive program that includes participation by medical students, graduate students, residents, fellows, nurses, scientists, clinical investigators, clinical research assistants, dermatologists and faculty in a highly collegial  atmosphere. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 
  • To provide a forum for the discussion of new concepts in skin biology and their relevance to clinical care.
  • To review current concepts in cutaneous pathophysiology and therapy, and their application to clinical care.
  • To share knowledge through interactive group discussion pertaining to the interpretation and design of basic and clinical studies.


Submission Deadline:TBA
Abstracts on any basic or clinical aspects of research in dermatology including basic science, clinical investigations, quality improvement studies, and clinical protocols are encouraged. 
Dr. Kevin McElwee
Department of Dermatology and Skin Science
VGH Research Pavilion
828 West 10th Avenue, Room #467
Vancouver, BC   V5Z 1L8
Tel: (604) 875-4111 ext. 63908
Fax: (604) 875-4376
Email: kmcelwee@interchange.ubc.ca
  1. Abstract should be single-spaced.
  2. Abstract should be typed using 12-point size Times New Roman font.
  3. The title should be in block letters and bold.
  4. Immediately after the title, the authors’ names and affiliations should appear. When listing authors from different affiliations, use reference numbers to organize.
  5. Underline the abstract presenter’s name.
  6. When using abbreviations, spell out in full the first mention, followed by the abbreviation in parentheses.
  7. Abstract body should be no longer than 250 words. This will be strictly enforced.
  8. In your abstract, please explain how your research can be translated to improve patient care.
  9. Below your abstract, please show which category your study fits best as shown:
    (3)Applied/functional experiments (animal models of disease and in vivo studies, etc)
    (4)Phase I/II clinical trials
    (5)Phase III trials
  10. Abstract must be submitted via email to kmcelwee@interchange.ubc.ca AND andi.martin@ubc.ca in Microsoft Word format or equivalent.
  11. Indicate in the email message with your submission whether you prefer to give an oral presentation or poster presentation. Due to overwhelming response to Research Day, please note that not everyone will be granted an oral presentation. We have therefore divided the day to have a poster session and an oral session. Those chosen for a poster will have up to $100.00 per poster reimbursed with submission of original receipts.
Agency and Foundation Funding Support
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • National Cancer Institute of Canada
  • VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation
  • Canadian Dermatology Foundation
  • Canadian Chinese Help Care Society
  • BC Professional Firefighters' Burn Fund
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Coucil of Canada
  • BC Children's Hospital Foundation

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