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Researchers show genome-wide sequencing can help children with intellectual disabilities
May 25, 2016Clara van Karnebeek's team diagnosed 68 per cent of children with a precise genetic condition. Read More >

Childhood diabetes labs, 10 other projects, receive B.C. infrastructure grants
May 25, 2016The grant will enable the labs, led by Bruce Verchere, to obtain state-of-the-art technology. Read More >

New Dakelh doctors look northward
May 24, 2016Childhood friends Nathan Teegee and Todd Alec are among eight Aboriginal MDs graduating from the Faculty of Medicine this year. Read More >

Tuum Est! Graduation 2016
May 24, 2016This week, hundreds of new graduates will gather to celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers. Read More >

“On second thought, why don’t you do it?”
May 16, 2016UBC researchers tested parents' confidence and skill in using epinephrine autoinjectors, such as the EpiPen. Read More >

UBC Faculty of Medicine alumnus makes BC Business’ 30 Under 30
May 9, 2016At only 29 years old, Vancouver-based family physician Dr. Damon Ramsey is harnessing the power of technology to help revolutionize patient care. Read More >

From a small blood sample, a reliable prediction about prostate cancer’s course
May 5, 2016Genomic profiling could predict a patient’s response to hormone therapy. Read More >

Elderly women more likely to be overprescribed prescription drugs
May 5, 2016SPPH Professor Steve Morgan says effect of a patient’s sex on the risk of inappropriate prescribing is of tremendous clinical and social concern. Read More >

UBC probes epigenetic dimension of childhood asthma
May 2, 2016Does a child’s upbringing and physical environment play a role in development of the respiratory disorder? Read More >

Michael Allard takes on another role: alumni leader
April 28, 2016Dr. Allard is the first full-time faculty member in 20 years to lead the Medical Alumni Association. Read More >