UBC Students in Health Annual Research Conference

The UBC Medical Undergraduate Society, UBC Medical Journal, MD/PhD Program, and Faculty of Medicine Office of the Executive Associate Dean, Research invite all individuals interested in student medical research at UBC to attend the Students in Health Annual Research Conference (SHARC).

Come and discover the diverse range of projects being conducted by UBC students involved in biomedical heath research.

This year’s event was held in conjunction with FLEX Activity Day and featured a variety of scholarly projects in addition to research.

Date: Monday October 17, 2016 | 12:00 – 5:00 pm

Location: UBC Life Sciences Centre (2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC); LSC 1

Video conference locations:

  • IMP (UVic) – MSB 150
  • NMP (UNBC) – NHSC 9-235
  • SMP (UBCO) – RHS 257
  • VFMP (VGH) – DHCC 1020
  • Movi and audio-bridge are also available. Please contact for login information.


October 2016 SHARC Abstract Booklet

For a link to the compiled October 2016 Abstract Booklet please click here


Award Winners

A huge congratulations to all of our winners!

Top Lightning Talk: Bo Gong – Distribution Patterns of Urate in Dual Energy CT Screening Studies for Gout: Making the Case for a Screening Protocol

Top Poster Presentation: Armaan Malhotra – An Evaluation of Sickle Cell Intervention in the Tharu Community of Dhangadi, Nepal

People’s Choice Lightning Talk: Ian Ruiz-Romero – Natural Progression, Recovery, and Implications of Acute Vasopressor Therapy on Neurogenic Shock Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

People’s Choice Poster Presentation: Harinder Gill, Amrit S. Jhajj, Sarpreet S. Sekhon – Assessment of Bone Health in Canadians of South Asian Ethnicity: A Retrospective Chart Review


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