Sam Aparicio co-leads cancer “Dream Team”
October 2, 2015The team will test three candidate drugs for their effectiveness in halting or slowing cancer cell reproduction, and hope to identify biomarkers of drug activity. Read More >

Self-propelled coagulants can stop major blood loss
October 2, 2015The particles, developed in part by Assistant Professor Christian Kastrup, can swim "upstream" to the source of internal bleeding. Read More >

Four gut bacteria decrease risk of asthma
September 30, 2015Most babies naturally acquire these four bacteria from their environments, but some do not due to the circumstances of their birth or other factors. Read More >

Researchers find gene responsible for chemotherapy-induced heart damage
September 23, 2015The discovery will help physicians better assess the risk of a widely-used drug. Read More >

New textbook explores indigenous perspectives on health
September 18, 2015The book was co-edited by Sarah de Leeuw, an Associate Professor in the Northern Medical Program and School of Population and Public Health. Read More >

UBC joins national stroke recovery partnership
September 17, 2015The partnership will facilitate collaboration among UBC's researchers and those at other institutions, and will make UBC eligible for special research grants. Read More >

‘Living, breathing’ mannequins now part of the curriculum on Vancouver Island
September 17, 2015The new simulation centre in Victoria will be used to teach clinical skills and team-based care. Read More >

Faculty of Medicine rises in 2015 QS world rankings
September 16, 2015UBC jumped 13 spots, to 26th in the world, in the subject area of medicine. Read More >

Two Department of Medicine members recognized by the Royal Society of Canada
September 15, 2015Robert C. Brunham was elected a Fellow, and Julio Montaner received the McLaughlin Medal. Read More >

DTES residents dying at more than eight times the national average
September 10, 2015William Honer, Head of the Department of Psychiatry, found that treatable conditions are the greatest risk factors for mortality. Read More >