Impact of Giving

Algorithms learn the language of medicine to predict cancer risk

Data scientist Dr. Aline Talhouk, PhD’13 has learned to understand the language of medicine—a cutting-edge advantage that is helping her develop a model that can save many women with endometrial cancer from unnecessarily aggressive surgery and treatments for a faster return to good health.
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Humbled to become a trusted ally

Children in Yukon don’t need a referral from a family doctor to see pediatrician Dr. Katharine Smart, BA’96, MD’01—she goes beyond the usual ways of delivering health care to reach more children and better serve Indigenous communities.
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Growing up in a pandemic: Health and resilience in kids

Hear from UBC experts Dr. Lara Boyd, Dr. Mariana Brussoni and Dr. Shimi Kang as they share their insights on these unique changes, how they’re impacting the brain, and how to help children and teens build resilience and thrive during the pandemic.
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Joining forces to improve blood research in Canada

Partnership with Canadian Blood Services and UBC’s Centre for Blood Research helps train the next generation of blood scientists.
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Investment offers hope for kids with epilepsy linked to gene mutations

The Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation’s recent gift builds on their incredible support of UBC in the past decade.
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The opportunity of a lifetime in clinical pharmacology

The impression made on a student by Dr. Sultan Karim resulted in a major philanthropic gift and a collaboration with Oxford University.
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The piano in the room: A lifeline in the BC Brain Wellness Program

Dr. Silke Cresswell is spearheading a program to help patients make lifestyle changes to support brain health.
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A brighter future for mental health research

The Marshall Scholars and Fellows Awards fund up to five post-graduate fellows and fifteen masters-level scholars per year.
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UBC and Oxford University create global network for training in clinical pharmacology

The universities have formalized a transatlantic partnership.
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