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Tuum Est! Graduation 2024
May 21, 2024This week, hundreds of new graduates — from across a wide range of Faculty of Medicine programs — will celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers as doctors, researchers, midwives and more. Read More >


Robert Olson and Bernie Eigl honoured for excellence in clinical trials
May 17, 2024The UBC Medicine researchers have made significant contributions to strengthening B.C.’s clinical trials ecosystem. Read More >


UBC team receives $1.65M to train a new generation of immunoengineers
May 16, 2024Federal funding will help meet the workforce needs of B.C. and Canada’s expanding bioeconomy. Read More >


Unravelling the link between pesticide exposure and Parkinson’s disease
May 15, 2024New UBC research illuminates how genetics and pesticide exposure intersect to contribute to Parkinson’s disease risk. Read More >


Facilitating rural and northern youth to engage in regular physical activity
May 10, 2024Dr. Taru Manyanga and his research team are putting young people’s voices at the centre of the conversation. Read More >


New guidelines for depression care emphasize patient-centred approach
May 8, 2024UBC researchers led an update to the world’s most widely used clinical guidelines for managing major depression. Read More >


UBC Medicine members receive funding for projects advancing equity and anti-racism
May 6, 2024The projects aim to increase Indigenous representation in STEM, improve access to adaptive devices and more. Read More >


Canada’s Immuno-Engineering and Biomanufacturing Hub research teams awarded $140M in federal funding
May 6, 2024The projects bring together interdisciplinary teams and multi-sectoral partners to protect against future pandemics and improve the health of Canadians. Read More >


AI can tell if a patient battling cancer needs mental health support
May 2, 2024UBC researchers have developed a new AI model that could help identify mental health needs sooner. Read More >


UBC student launches ‘It’s My Choice’ to empower abortion care decisions
April 29, 2024PhD student Kate Wahl hopes to help people choose the type of care that best fits their values and circumstances. Read More >

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