“Jekyll and Hyde” enzyme has potential for countering cancer and Alzheimer’s
October 24, 2016Poul Sorensen found that eEF2K protects cancer cells and hastens the death of neurons. Read More >

The pursuit of new ideas in cancer research
October 20, 2016UBC researcher Connie Eaves talks about her interest in cancer research, what she hopes to accomplish in 10 years and her reaction to being awarded the 2016 Dr. Chew Wei Memorial Prize. Read More >

How public health would handle the zombie apocalypse
October 20, 2016Assistant professor Jennifer Gardy and professor David Patrick are taking part in a free public talk on October 21 to discuss how public health workers would diagnose, model and respond to a zombie virus. Read More >

Harnessing electricity to treat depression – in a kinder, gentler way
October 19, 2016Psychiatry's Fidel Vila-Rodriguez explores the power of transcranial direct current stimulation, combined with yoga. Read More >

Hospital size a big factor in hip fracture mortality
October 18, 2016The risk of death after hip fracture is higher for patients in small- and medium-sized hospitals than in teaching hospitals in Canada, Faculty of Medicine researchers found. Read More >

New study aims to find hidden cancers — with a simple blood test
October 18, 2016Led by Clinical Associate Professor Alan Nichol, the study will use technology developed by a UBC spin-off company. Read More >

Kids bounce back, mostly
October 17, 2016Within four months of an injury, UBC researchers found most children have recuperated and enjoy the same quality of life as they did before they got hurt. Read More >

Abortion pill rules put women at risk, says UBC’s Wendy Norman
October 17, 2016Health Canada’s regulations for the drug will limit access to abortions and compromise patient safety, Dr. Norman says. Read More >

Local couple and former UBC faculty members donate $3.3 million for scholarships
October 11, 2016Constance and Sydney Friedman's generous donation will fund scholarships for medical students. Read More >

UBC residents take to the stage at ninth annual Resident Talent Night
October 4, 2016From acrobatics and theatre to poetry and song, it was one show-stopping performance after another at this year's Resident Talent Night. Read More >