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UBC medical student uses bursary to make a big difference in small communities
July 19, 2018When Maryam Garabedian found out she received a bursary from Doctors of BC, she was immediately excited by the prospect of being able to pursue one of the projects on her wish list that would benefit communities in need. “This support broadens the opportunities I get to engage in,” says Maryam, a third-year student in […] Read More >


Breaking down university silos
July 16, 2018Radiology's Bruce Forster realized that his colleagues needed to learn more about business. The result: Two new courses from UBC's Sauder School of Business. Read More >


Genetic marker could spare MS patients from liver damage
July 16, 2018The marker illustrates the potential power of precision medicine. Read More >


A constellation of symptoms presages first definitive signs of multiple sclerosis
July 15, 2018Five years before classic MS symptoms appear, people are up to four times more likely to be treated for nervous system disorders. Read More >


UBC study raises alarm over COPD’s early impact on lungs
July 10, 2018Patients diagnosed with even mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have already lost a significant portion of their small airways. Read More >


Guest editorial by Dermot Kelleher: A medical school gets its own education
July 3, 2018"Standing apart is no longer an option." Read More >


HPV test better than Pap test at detecting cervical precancer
July 3, 2018A study of 19,000 women in British Columbia showed that the HPV test finds precancer sooner. Read More >


Women’s Health Research Institute becomes UBC Faculty of Medicine centre
June 28, 2018The move recognizes WHRI's scientific contributions and its significance to the Faculty of Medicine’s mission and to the public’s health. Read More >


Q&A with Roger Wong: Some seniors entering long-term care homes too soon
June 26, 2018The Executive Associate Dean, Education and Clinical Professor of Geriatrics believes that some seniors are entering facilities too soon. Read More >


Continuing a legacy through medicine
June 21, 2018Brothers Keegan, Miles, and Noah Marchand are aiming to make a difference in the lives of other Indigenous people. Read More >

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