Impact of Giving

A new home for sports medicine, with help from a pioneering physician

Chan Gunn's unconventional approach to treating neuropathic pain gained adherents at UBC's sports medicine clinic. His latest gift will provide a new home for that clinic.
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A surge of research into Parkinson’s disease

Donations channeled through the Pacific Parkinson's Research Institute are supporting, among other projects, a study of exercise's on people with the disease.
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A passion for exploration — first for diamonds, now for an Alzheimer’s cure

Chuck Fipke was spurred to action after learning the fate of his old friend, former B.C. Premier Bill Bennett.
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An evidence-based alternative to MoodPanda

Professional-grade tools to track moods are rare. UBC faculty members, sensing a need, went to work. The result: MoodFx.
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Canadian diamond pioneer donates $9.1 million for Alzheimer’s research

Chuck Fipke's gifts include an endowed professorship and state-of-the-art brain imaging technology.
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Making connections: Canada’s largest integrated brain centre opens

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health unites research and clinical expertise in neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology.
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