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Sam Aparicio part of global team creating 3-D tumour map
February 15, 2017The tool will allow examination of a patient’s entire tumour in unprecedented detail to improve diagnosis and treatment for the disease. Read More >


UBC scientists create a mouse that resists cocaine’s lure
February 13, 2017The findings add to the evidence that habitual drug use is more a matter of genetics and biochemistry than just poor judgment. Read More >


B.C. Centre on Substance Use gets boost from province and a donor
February 7, 2017Led by Professor of Medicine Evan Wood, the centre has developed a clinical treatment guideline for opioid use disorder. Read More >


UBC residents celebrate annual Resident Awareness Week
February 6, 2017David Kim, UBC medical resident and President of the Resident Doctors of BC, talks about the importance of Resident Awareness Week and how residents can get involved. Read More >


A national effort to improve care for children with brain-based disabilities
February 6, 2017UBC is co-directing the project, and UBC faculty members are leading four of the 12 investigations. Read More >


Research builds a healing community
February 2, 2017How a study about the effectiveness of exercise for women with breast cancer created a vibrant support network. Read More >


Older Canadians skip meds due to cost, putting them at risk for complications
February 1, 2017Steve Morgan says Canada ranked second-highest among countries with skipped prescriptions. Read More >


UBC Resident Wellness Office opens second location at Surrey Memorial Hospital
January 31, 2017Launch of a new space in Surrey is expanding reach of wellness services for medical residents. Read More >


UBC scientist is paving the way in Alzheimer’s research
January 31, 2017UBC Professor Cheryl Wellington talks about her current projects and how she thinks emerging research will shape the way we diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s 10 years from now. Read More >


UBC medical students cue the lights for charity
January 27, 2017UBC medical students are set to take to the stage for this year’s production of MedPlay, running February 2-4 and 9-11. Read More >

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