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Living near major roads linked to increased risk of dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and MS
January 23, 2020The higher risk is likely due to increased exposure to air pollution. Read More >


Faculty of medicine members honoured with AFMC 2020 Awards
January 22, 2020Two members of UBC’s faculty of medicine community have been honoured for their outstanding contributions to academic medicine in Canada. Read More >


Improving Indigenous cancer outcomes and wellness
January 20, 2020Dr. Nadine Caron named founding First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC Read More >


Scientific discovery awaits students at new UBC facilities
January 17, 2020Renovated and expanded teaching laboratories at UBC will enrich the learning environment. Read More >


Obesity, heart disease, and diabetes may be communicable
January 17, 2020A new study proposes some non-communicable diseases, like heart disease and diabetes, may spread by gut bacteria. Read More >


Sepsis leading cause of death worldwide
January 16, 2020Condition responsible for one in five deaths globally, double previous estimate. Read More >


UBC researchers seek participants for spinal cord injury study
January 13, 2020Dr. Andrei Krassioukov explains the purpose of the study and how eligible patients can get involved. Read More >


Dr. Nadine Caron named founding First Nations Health Authority Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC
January 6, 2020New UBC chair seeks to improve cancer outcomes and wellness among Indigenous peoples. Read More >


Guideline supports people living with alcohol addiction
December 17, 2019The guideline aims to bridge the significant research-to-practice gap in this field. Read More >


2019 Year in Review
December 16, 2019Look back at some highlights from the past year. Read More >

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