UBC neurologist to lead national clinical trial of MS treatment
By bkladko | September 28, 2012
Led by Assistant Professor of Neurology Anthony Traboulsee, the study will examine the efficacy of unblocking head and neck veins.
Premier opens Southern Medical Program's Reichwald Health Sciences Centre
By bkladko | September 20, 2012
The building, constructed with a $32.7-million investment by the B.C. government, will ultimately accommodate 128 MD students.
The impact of arthritis on mothers
By bkladko | September 13, 2012
Professor Catherine Backman describes her study’s methodology and findings in a 2-minute video.
Collaborative maternity program results in fewer C-sections, shorter hospital stays: UBC/CFRI research
By bkladko | September 11, 2012
The study, led by Professor Patricia Janssen, followed women who used Vancouver’s South Community Birth Program.
Combination of blood thinning drugs shown to be ineffective as stroke preventer
By bkladko | September 7, 2012
Neurology Professor Oscar Benavente is leading a $66-million study aimed at preventing recurrences of small subcortical strokes.
Prescription database helps check use of addictive drugs: UBC research
By bkladko | September 4, 2012
The study examined B.C.’s PharmaNet, which allows pharmacists to view the most recent 14 months of a patient’s medication use.
UBC leads the way in using new technologies to train future doctors
By Patricia Gray | August 28, 2012
New tools, including simulation labs and virtual patients, provide valuable hands-on training for medical students.
InterCultural Online Network receives funding to help prevent and manage diabetes in BC’s multicultural rural communities
By Patricia Gray | August 13, 2012
The project will establish a peer-support diabetes program.
The medical dimension of the Olympics
By bkladko | August 13, 2012
Faculty members Jack Taunton and Robert McCormack share their first-hand insights with the CMAJ.
Working to protect Olympic athletes from injuries
By bkladko | July 30, 2012
Babak Shadgan, a postdoctoral research fellow, aims to develop evidence-based recommendations for wrestling and other sports.