Nuclear medicine can cure cancer, and Canadian researchers are stepping up the fight
By Qian Chow | May 4, 2023
Faculty of Medicine scientists have received more than $23 million in federal funding to develop precision radiopharmaceuticals that promise to transform cancer treatment.
Prenatal education by text message is working, UBC research shows
By Qian Chow | May 3, 2023
The SmartMom text messaging program developed by UBC researchers has delivered advice to 14,000 expectant British Columbians.
Innovative treatment targets blood clots without increased bleeding risk
By Qian Chow | April 26, 2023
Faculty of Medicine researchers have made a promising breakthrough in blood clot prevention and treatment.
How UBC researchers laid the groundwork for free contraception in B.C.
By Qian Chow | April 25, 2023
Dr. Wendy Norman shares what the milestone for gender equity and health access will mean for people in B.C. and beyond.
Popular keto diet may be linked to higher risk of heart disease, cardiac events
By dcc2012 | March 7, 2023
UBC research suggests the popular weight-loss diet is associated with higher levels of LDL cholesterol.
AI predicts cancer patient survival by reading doctor’s notes
By dcc2012 | March 2, 2023
Predicting cancer survival is an important factor that can be used to improve cancer care.
Research by UBC professor lays groundwork for life-saving breast cancer treatment
By Qian Chow | January 31, 2023
Drug promotes disease-free survival in breast cancer patients and markedly improves quality of life
Bringing women’s heart health to the forefront
By dcc2012 | January 30, 2023
Dr. Tara Sedlak is improving equity in cardiac research – and shares tips for maintaining a healthy heart.
UBC biotech spin-off raises $75M to bring cancer treatments to patients
By dcc2012 | January 26, 2023
With roots in UBC research, Alpha-9 Theranostics is developing cancer radiotherapies that target tumours while avoiding healthy tissues.
Traffic pollution impairs brain function
By Qian Chow | January 24, 2023
First-in-the-world study suggests that even brief exposure to air pollution has rapid impacts on the brain.