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Second-year speech-language pathology students Sophie Palmer and Katrina Reyes practice their swallowing assessment techniques on SimMan - a high-fidelity mannequin.

Video: Swallowing disorder training gets a boost from simulation technology

High-fidelity mannequin at the School of Audiology and Speech Sciences is transforming training for students.

Groundbreaking study targets one of Canada’s most deadly medical conditions

Groundbreaking study targets one of Canada’s most deadly medical conditions

Scientists have shown evidence that early sampling of blood for microorganisms in sepsis is critical to treating the common and potentially fatal condition.

Science says when kids participate in team-based extracurricular activities, they have better mental health

Science says when kids participate in team-based extracurricular activities, they have better mental health

Extracurricular activities that nurture a sense of belonging with peers appear to bolster preteen’s mental health.

Study finds lack of racial diversity in cancer drug clinical trials

Study finds lack of racial diversity in cancer drug clinical trials

New research led by Jonathan Loree found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs.

High insulin production may contribute to pancreatic cancer

High insulin production may contribute to pancreatic cancer

Led by PhD student Anni Zhang, UBC study is first to demonstrate a causal link between high insulin levels and pancreatic cancer.

Student Profile: Federico Andrade-Rivas

Student Profile: Federico Andrade-Rivas

PhD student in Population and Public Health studies the interaction between human health and the environment.