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A quicker treatment for persistent depression?
April 26, 2018A 3-minute session of theta bursts was just as effective as a 37-minute session of standard high-frequency brain stimulation. Read More >


Professor’s book explains how mindfulness can improve sex
April 23, 2018Lori Brotto makes the case for paying attention in a non-judgmental way. Read More >


Look! Down in the petri dish! It’s a Superplatelet!
April 11, 2018UBC scientists have endowed platelets with extra powers so they can rise to the occasion in the face of trauma and continue the coagulation process. Read More >


Fentanyl overdose survivors require little if any hospital treatment
April 6, 2018UBC created the first-ever hospital protocol for handling fentanyl overdoses. Read More >


Top researchers join UBC as Canada 150 Research Chairs
March 29, 2018Josef Penninger will be the Canada 150 Research Chair in Functional Genetics and Director of the Life Sciences Institute. Read More >


A new home for UBC sports medicine and exercise science
March 15, 2018The Chan Gunn Pavilion will house physicians and physical therapists who treat up to 3,500 patients a month. Read More >


Women more likely to be living kidney donors in U.S.
March 8, 2018The decline in donations from men was most marked from lower income groups. Read More >


Living in sunnier climes could reduce risk of MS
March 8, 2018Professor Helen Tremlett, in the Division of Neurology, examined sun exposure over the lifespan. Read More >


International Women’s Day
March 8, 2018In recognition of International Women’s Day, meet a few of our many faculty members who are leading the way in research and education. Read More >


UBC expands research into healthy aging with $24 million gift
March 7, 2018The donation from Edwin S.H. Leong is the largest gift that the Faculty of Medicine has ever received from an individual. Read More >

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