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Mom and baby share “good bacteria” through breast milk
July 10, 2020The process of pumping, storing and bottle-feeding breast milk may reduce the transfer of bacteria from mom to baby. Read More >


Standing up for change
July 9, 2020Roslyn Goldner is promoting respect and professionalism while tackling systemic discrimination, bias and mistreatment. Read More >


Evaluating COVID-19 vaccines amid pandemic poses challenges
July 9, 2020A new paper reveals the pandemic presents a unique challenge when it comes to evaluating the efficacy of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine members receive $3.8M to pursue research in various natural sciences and engineering disciplines
June 25, 2020Nineteen Faculty of Medicine members were awarded funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Read More >


UBC faculty of medicine researchers receive nearly $14M in federal funding for COVID-19 research
June 25, 2020The latest investment supports COVID-19 research on drug research, obstetrics, medical imaging, Indigenous health and more. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine student awarded the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship
June 24, 2020Céline Laumont, a postdoctoral fellow in the Faculty of Medicine’s Department of Medical Genetics, is one of three UBC scholars awarded the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine students awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
June 24, 2020Eight Faculty of Medicine students are among 21 UBC scholars who were awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowship. Read More >


Wildfire smoke has immediate harmful health effects
June 24, 2020New UBC research finds exposure to wildfire smoke affects the body’s respiratory and cardiovascular systems almost immediately. Read More >


Heat may kill more people than previously reported
June 19, 2020Even moderately hot weather may actually be killing thousands, not hundreds as previously reported. Read More >


$1.5 million to develop a Canadian brain research strategy
June 18, 2020A new research network, co-led by UBC’s Dr. Judy Illes, will advance brain research to improve the quality of life for Canadians with brain illnesses. Read More >

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