Paul Kubes, PhD
Paul Kubes is a professor at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine and founding director of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases. He also holds a Canada Research Chair in Leukocyte Recruitment in inflammatory disease.
Kubes has received numerous awards including the CIHR Investigator of the Year in 2011 for his basic science work on how the brain affects immunity. He has also received the Alberta Science and Technology Award and the Henry Friesen Award. Kubes has published basic science work in Cell, Science and the Nature journals and also has publications in both clinical journals including Lancet and more translational journals (JCI). His latest work has uncovered a key role for peritoneal cavity macrophage in healing visceral organs.
The GICD/CVRI Seminar series is a collaborative series between the Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and the Cardiovascular Research Institute at UC San Francisco.