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2019 Faculty of Medicine Award Recipients
September 12, 2019Joanna Bates receives Bill and Marilyn Webber Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More >


Vancouver Summer Program in Medicine welcomes students from around the world
September 11, 2019In 2019 634 students participated in the four-week program at UBC. Read More >


Three members of Faculty of Medicine elected to Royal Society of Canada
September 10, 2019David Huntsman, Poul Sorensen, and Thomas J. Ruth, were named Fellows of the Society. Read More >


Commonly used antibiotics may lead to heart problems
September 9, 2019Scientists have shown for the first time a link between two types of heart problems and one of the most commonly prescribed classes of antibiotics. Read More >


Carolina Tropini named as a 2019-2021 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar
September 5, 2019She has been named as one of fourteen inspiring early-career researchers named across five CIFAR research programs. Read More >


Kids in neighbourhoods with larger households less likely to be killed in residential fires
September 4, 2019The study is the first to broadly investigate socioeconomic factors affecting fire incidence and fire-related injuries and death at the neighbourhood level in Canada. Read More >


Strengthening communities through learning
September 3, 2019New student-led UBC Physical Therapy and Research Clinic opens on Vancouver campus. Read More >


Deborah Money receives lifetime achievement award for her contribution to improving women’s health
August 27, 2019The award recognizes Dr. Money for her outstanding contributions to scientific exchange, education and leadership in infectious diseases in women. Read More >


Scientists find possible prenatal origin for Alzheimer disease
August 27, 2019Newly discovered gene function may reduce cell death in Alzheimer disease and Down syndrome, according to research led by Weihong Song. Read More >


Science says when kids participate in team-based extracurricular activities, they have better mental health
August 26, 2019Extracurricular activities that nurture a sense of belonging with peers appear to bolster preteen’s mental health. Read More >

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