Dr. Daphne Ling, CHÉOS’ Postdoctoral Fellow in Personalized Medicine, has received a 2015 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) Trainee Award. This award enables Dr. Ling to pursue her project, “The cost-effectiveness of personalized medicine: Using a biomarker-driven treatment strategy for rheumatoid arthritis,” with the Collaboration for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UBC, under the supervision of CHÉOS Director Dr. Aslam Anis and Scientist Dr. Larry Lynd (Co-Supervisor).
49 recipients received Trainee Awards this year through MSFHR’s 2015 Research Trainee funding competition. Projects come from a variety of disciplines, and will address health challenges in the province. Congratulations, Daphne!
To read more about Dr. Ling’s project, please view the abstract on the MSFHR website. If you would like to learn about Dr. Ling’s postdoctoral program of research, check out this Q&A on the Providence Health Care website.