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Living with dementia during COVID-19
September 21, 2020Dr. Roger Wong shares 5 tips on how to stay happy and healthy. Read More >


Cancer rehabilitation researchers awarded $2.37M through inaugural cancer survivorship grants
September 18, 2020UBC’s Dr. Kristin Campbell is co-principal investigator on the CanRehab project. Read More >


Powerful, double-decker bus-sized microscopes help scientists uncover possible COVID-19 treatment
September 17, 2020Researchers at UBC’s faculty of medicine are using a powerful imaging technique to help prevent and treat COVID-19. Read More >


New serological study will analyze samples from pregnant women to track COVID-19 trends
September 17, 2020This study will analyze samples collected for standard testing in pregnancy from expectant women across Canada. Read More >


Scientists uncover essential role of one gene in antibody production
September 15, 2020New research sheds light the body’s ability to mount a defense against viruses. Read More >


Easing restrictions on abortion pill greatly improved access to care in Canada
September 14, 2020UBC-led study offers lessons for other nations on deregulating mifepristone Read More >


UBC’s Dr. Brian Kwon wins inaugural Craig H. Neilsen Visionary Prize
September 10, 2020Dr. Kwon will receive $1M US for his contributions and demonstrated excellence in the world of spinal cord injury. Read More >


UBC researchers run tests to find best materials and styles for face masks
September 9, 2020Lightweight cotton mask with dried baby-wipe filter combines good filter quality and breathability Read More >


Faculty of Medicine researchers receive funding from federal government’s Insight Development Grants
September 8, 2020Drs. Alexis Black, Eva Oberle and Anne Gadermann’s research will contribute to strengthening health, education and the economy. Read More >


Faculty of Medicine researchers receive $2.8m for equipment and infrastructure
September 8, 2020Funding comes from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund. Read More >

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