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Not all stem cells are created equal
March 21, 2019Cells known as “elite clones” appear to outcompete their neighbours in the process of becoming stem cells. Read More >


Robot an effective pain management tool for premature babies
March 21, 2019A therapeutic robot that simulates human skin-to-skin contact is helping to reduce pain for babies. Read More >


Common treatment for multiple sclerosis may prolong life
March 18, 2019Significant UBC study followed nearly 6,000 patients for more than two decades. Read More >


New approach to stroke treatment could minimize brain damage
March 14, 2019A new treatment for stroke may soon be possible, thanks to a discovery by an international team of researchers led by UBC. Read More >


Stacey Skoretz awarded funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund
March 13, 2019Skoretz received $101,500 for her project entitled “A Cross-systems Investigation of Swallowing Following Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation.” Read More >


New technique reveals big data from tiny babies
March 12, 2019International research team finds major molecular changes unfold during newborns’ first week of life. Read More >


Karin Humphries and Leonard Foster receive Distinguished Researcher Awards
March 11, 2019The awards will be presented at Building the Future: Faculty of Medicine Research Trainee Day & Lecture Series on May 3. Read More >


Dr. Jerilynn Prior Awarded 2019 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize
March 10, 2019The prize is awarded to a BC-based clinician scientist whose work in health research is internationally recognized and has had a significant impact on advancing research. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine members nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
March 7, 2019Shawna Narayan, a graduate student in Experimental Medicine, is among the nominees. Read More >


Low-cost ‘cancer probe’ could spot deadly melanoma early
March 6, 2019The laser probe can distinguish between harmless moles and cancerous ones in a matter of seconds. Read More >

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