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Research by UBC professor lays groundwork for life-saving breast cancer treatment
January 31, 2023Drug promotes disease-free survival in breast cancer patients and markedly improves quality of life Read More >


Bringing women’s heart health to the forefront
January 30, 2023Dr. Tara Sedlak is improving equity in cardiac research – and shares tips for maintaining a healthy heart. Read More >


UBC biotech spin-off raises $75M to bring cancer treatments to patients
January 26, 2023With roots in UBC research, Alpha-9 Theranostics is developing cancer radiotherapies that target tumours while avoiding healthy tissues. Read More >


Traffic pollution impairs brain function
January 24, 2023First-in-the-world study suggests that even brief exposure to air pollution has rapid impacts on the brain. Read More >


Natalie Strynadka appointed to UBC’s highest faculty honour: University Killam Professor
January 19, 2023The Professorship recognizes exceptional teachers and researchers who have received international recognition for their talents and achievements. Read More >


Charting a new course for MS treatment
January 19, 2023Research from the UBC Faculty of Medicine could stop the disease in its tracks — and even reverse its devastating effects. Read More >


Faculty of medicine members receive funding from UBC’s 2022 Partnership Recognition and Exploration fund
January 11, 2023Project topics include brain injury, harm reduction and hereditary cancer. Read More >


Breastfeeding babies can offset the risk of asthma from antibiotics
January 4, 2023New study shows that breastfeeding can protect infants from the risk of asthma due to antibiotic exposure. Read More >


UBC faculty of medicine community members appointed to the Order of Canada for December 2022
January 4, 2023Drs. Allen Eaves and Paula Gordon were honoured for their extraordinary contributions to the country. Read More >


Dr. Dermot Kelleher appointed to CIHR Standing Committee on Science
December 22, 2022The committee will advise CIHR Governing Council and help inform new directions in Canadian health research. Read More >

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