MD/PhD Interview

Interview with an MD/PhD Candidate: Introducing Lianne Cho

Interview with an MD/PhD Candidate: Introducing Lianne Cho

We chat with third-year MD/PhD Candidate, Lianne Cho. Tell us a little bit about your research project. I am studying mood disorders in a homeless and precariously housed sample using an epidemiologically-informed approach. The larger study I am a trainee with is the “Hotel Study”, which is a community-based longitudinal study that works with participants […]

Interview with an MD/PhD Candidate: Introducing Rohit Singla

Interview with an MD/PhD Candidate: Introducing Rohit Singla

We chat with third-year MD/PhD Candidate, Rohit Singla. Tell us a little bit about your research project. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to structural or functional abnormalities of the kidney lasting greater than 3 months. With rates of diabetes and hypertension on the rise, combined with an aging population, CKD currently impacts approximately 1 in […]

Here is a picture of me with one of our super cool electron microscopes!

Interview with an MD/PhD Candidate: Introducing Dhiraj Mannar from the Subramaniam Lab

We chat with second-year MD/PhD Candidate and UBCMJ section editor, Dhiraj Mannar, who is actively involved in COVID-19 research! Tell us a little bit about your research project. My current project involves the structural and biochemical characterization of the SARS-CoV-2 spike glycoprotein. SARS-CoV-2 is the causative agent of COVID-19 and relies on a trimeric spike […]