Dr. Paul Kubes is a Professor at the University of Calgary Faculty 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.
Dr. 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. Dr. 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.
Dr. Kubes has extensive review experience with CIHR having been part of numerous committees including the Immunology panel, Cardiovascular A and B panel, the CIHR scholar panel and the Banting postdoctoral panel. He also served as a member of CIHR Governing Council and is chair of the college chairs. In addition, he has reviewed for NIH and he co-chairs the Gairdner Research Committee.