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Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen, Associate Professor at the Northern Medical Program at the University of Northern British Columbia and Associate Professor in the Division of Neurology in UBC’s Department of Medicine

Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen wins second international research prize

Dr. Jacqueline Pettersen has been awarded the Dr. Wolfgang Hevert Prize 2018 for a proposed study on vitamins D and K2 in relation to cognition.

Dr. Peter Jepson-Young (second from left) and Dr. Deborah Money, Executive Vice Dean for the UBC Faculty of Medicine, (second from right) celebrate their graduation from UBC medical school. (Courtesy Dr. Peter AIDS Foundation)

Leading a life of purpose

On the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, Dr. Peter’s legacy continues to inspire inclusion and patient care.

Bringing a new cancer drug to market

Bringing a new cancer drug to market

Two decades ago, Poul Sorensen made a discovery that would lead to the development of a cancer drug that shrinks many different kinds of tumours.

Fall Graduation 2018

Fall Graduation 2018

Explore how graduates and clinical faculty from UBC’s Faculty of Medicine are making a difference through research and teaching.

Clearing the air

Clearing the air

Matt Wagstaff is helping B.C. communities get the information they need to improve air quality.

Using the senses

Using the senses

Aman Rangi’s research is adding to the evidence supporting the use of sensory modulation rooms in acute healthcare settings.

Nancy Forseth

Inspiring generations of health care professionals

Nancy Forseth is one of many clinical faculty members who are training our students for future practice.

Professor of Cannabis Science announced to research the role of cannabis in opioid overdose treatment

Professor of Cannabis Science announced to research the role of cannabis in opioid overdose treatment

Examining the potential of cannabis in addressing the opioid overdose crisis and other substance use disorders is a top priority for the first Canopy Growth Professor of Cannabis Science.

New research backs use of pulse oximeters for assessing blood pressure

New research backs use of pulse oximeters for assessing blood pressure

Fast and easy blood pressure monitoring could soon be at your fingertips thanks to new research that showed BP can be assessed by a fingertip oximeter, a tool not generally used for that purpose.

Andrew Minchinton awarded the 2018 Robert F. Kallman Award

Andrew Minchinton awarded the 2018 Robert F. Kallman Award

Reflecting a legacy of excellence in radiation oncology research at the BC Cancer Agency, Andrew Minchinton, Honorary Assistant Professor with UBC’s Department of Pathology, receives the 2018 Robert F. Kallman Award.