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New treatment strategy could overcome drug resistance in pancreatic cancer
November 25, 2020The finding offers new hope for patients with the most common type of pancreatic cancer. Read More >


A procedure, not medication, may be a more effective first-line of treatment for common heart rhythm problem
November 24, 2020New UBC research may have significant implications for how atrial fibrillation is treated. Read More >


Tuum Est! Fall Graduation
November 23, 2020Congratulations to the Class of 2020. Read More >


Empowering young people to live well
November 23, 2020Master of Occupational Therapy graduates Natalia Lassak and Emily Brooks develop a new tool to help young adults living with mental health challenges live meaningful lives. Read More >


Online supports for COVID-19 stress are there—but Canadians aren’t accessing them
November 10, 2020Many Canadians are not making use of virtual resources that could help them cope with the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >


Scientists in faculty of medicine receive $2.7M for COVID-19 research projects
November 6, 2020New funding comes from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Read More >


The unique mental health and brain impacts of COVID-19
November 6, 2020In a new paper, UBC's Dr. Judy Illes examines the unique neurological impacts and neuroethical challenges posed by COVID-19. Read More >


Hospital ER visits by children down 70% during pandemic peak in B.C.
November 5, 2020A new study from UBC researchers found a significant decline in the number of families with children accessing emergency departments across B.C. Read More >


Michael Hayden receives Soroka Humanitarian Award
November 4, 2020He is recognized for pioneering discoveries in research on neurodegeneration and the translation of these into diagnostics and new therapeutic development. Read More >


Teens who participate in extracurriculars, get less screen time, have better mental health
November 2, 2020A new study found spending less than two hours per day of recreational screen time was associated with lower levels of anxiety. Read More >

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