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Dr. Josef Penninger

Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish

Breakthrough technology advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes.

Protein switch identified in connection with disability progression in MS

Protein switch identified in connection with disability progression in MS

Dr. Jacqueline Quandt and her team have identified a neuroprotective protein that may act as a switch between disease progression and processes of repair in MS.

Closing the distance

Closing the distance

Surgeons with UBC’s Southern Medical Program are saving time, expenses and travel risk for patients in remote communities by practising telemedicine.

Three faculty members receive CAME Certificate of Merit Award

Three faculty members receive CAME Certificate of Merit Award

Three members named recipients of the 2019 Certificate of Merit Award by the Canadian Association for Medical Education.

2018 Year in Review

2018 Year in Review

Look back at ten highlights from the past year.

Collecting gifts to give back

Collecting gifts to give back

The annual staff-led Toy & Sock drive is a cherished holiday tradition.

UBC program teaches kids how to navigate health information online

UBC program teaches kids how to navigate health information online

Learning for Life aims to encourage kids’ healthy pursuits and reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases.

Study unites Canadian MS researchers in a longitudinal next-generation research initiative

Study unites Canadian MS researchers in a longitudinal next-generation research initiative

The next generation of MS researchers is working on a longitudinal study to understand how and why MS progresses differently in different individuals.

14 faculty members named to global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018

14 faculty members named to global Highly Cited Researchers List 2018

Fourteen faculty members have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List.

Dr. Sara Mostafavi, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Genetics

Sara Mostafavi named to inaugural cohort of Canada-CIFAR AI Chairs

Dr. Mostafavi was named for her work in artificial intelligence (AI) research.