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Brain patterns cannot reveal end-of-life decisions for patients with severe brain injuries
March 14, 2017Neurology Professor Judy Illes examines ethics around end-of-life decision-making for patients. Read More >


Controversial treatment for MS found to be ineffective
March 8, 2017The clinical trial, led by Anthony Traboulsee, showed that opening narrowed veins didn't lead to better outcomes compared to a sham procedure. Read More >


Women in Research: Marianne Sadar
March 8, 2017UBC Professor Marianne Sadar shares her journey into cancer research, her latest discovery and the strengths that women bring to the scientific community. Read More >


Women in Research: Joanne Matsubara
March 7, 2017UBC Professor Joanne Matsubara shares her journey into eye disease research, her current projects and what she hopes to accomplish. Read More >


Women in Research: Lynn Raymond
March 7, 2017UBC Professor Lynn Raymond talks about her interest in neurology, her current projects and the benefits of having a career in research. Read More >


Women in Research: Sheona Mitchell-Foster
March 7, 2017UBC Assistant Professor Sheona Mitchell-Foster talks about her interest in reproductive health research and her current projects. Read More >


Women in Research: Nadia Khan
March 7, 2017UBC Professor Nadia Khan talks about her research interests and shares advice for women wanting to pursue a career in scientific research. Read More >


UBC medical students celebrate first step on path to residency
March 1, 2017On March 1, fourth-year UBC medical students gathered to celebrate the results of the first round of the Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS). Read More >


Connecting rural physicians with ultrasound
February 27, 2017UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Continuing Professional Development team is offering rural physicians and medical residents on-site training in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS). Read More >


Universal public coverage of essential medicines would improve access, save billions
February 27, 2017Publicly funding essential medicines could cover the cost of nearly half of all prescriptions in Canada, according to new research by UBC's Steve Morgan. Read More >

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