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Wearable brain devices marketed to consumers raise ethical questions
May 22, 2019Neuroethicist Judy Illes recommends caution with wearable brain devices Read More >


Award supports research into broad-spectrum childhood cancer treatments
May 22, 2019Mads Daugaard is given carte blanche to discover solid tumour treatments for children. Read More >


Tuum Est! Graduation 2019
May 21, 2019This week, hundreds of new graduates will gather to celebrate their achievements and look ahead to the next stage of their careers. Read More >


Mohit Sodhi awarded the 2019 Governor General’s Gold Medal
May 21, 2019The medal is awarded to the master’s student with the best academic record at the university. Read More >


Faculty members honoured at the Academic Gowns and Emeriti Recognition Ceremony
May 21, 2019One of the recipients, Kate Shannon, was promoted from associate professor to tenured professor in the Department of Medicine. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine students receive Vanier Canada Graduate Fellowships
May 17, 2019These young medical researchers are working on subjects that span psychiatry to interdisciplinary oncology. Read More >


Mining 25 years of data uncovers a new predictor of age of onset for Huntington disease
May 16, 2019UBC researchers have uncovered a genetic variant that significantly influences age of onset in patients. Read More >


A new way of diagnosing and treating disease — without cutting skin
May 15, 2019UBC researchers develop new laser microscope that could be ‘revolutionary’ for treatment of diseases such as skin cancer. Read More >


School of Biomedical Engineering nears student gender parity
May 14, 2019The new school is closing in on a milestone of student gender parity. Read More >


International leader in proteomics and system biology match makes for healthier bees
May 10, 2019Leonard Foster leads a team of researchers using mass spectrometers to study bee proteins. Read More >

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