Priority Areas


Precision Health

UBC is helping to reshape health care by transforming how we prevent, diagnose and manage complex diseases.

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Cancer

Through innovative research on cancer treatment and prevention, members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine are attacking cancer on several fronts.

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Brain & Mental Health

More than 500 researchers are at the forefront of brain research, pioneering their work around mental health and addictions, dementia, and movement disorders.

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Heart & Lung Health

Our researchers are developing tests, biomarkers and therapies to predict, treat and cure some of the leading causes of death.

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Population Health

UBC researchers are breaking down barriers to care and exploring further treatment and preventative initiatives in infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS.

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Chronic Diseases

UBC research is playing a key role in understanding and preventing chronic diseases like diabetes and arthritis.

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