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COVID-19 survey shows almost eight out of 10 adults are worried, bored, stressed, lonely or sad
May 3, 2021Pandemic exacts continued toll on mental health—outdoor activity and social connections are helping people cope. Read More >


UBC-grown biotech companies lead global pandemic efforts
May 3, 2021Millions of Canadians have received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, but what many may not realize is that a key component of the injection was developed right here at UBC. Read More >


UBC researchers unveil first molecular images of B.1.1.7 COVID-19 mutation
May 3, 2021The pictures, taken at near-atomic resolution, provide critical insight as to why the variant is more infectious. Read More >


Potential ‘Achilles’ heel’ of SARS-CoV-2 virus captured on video
April 30, 2021An international team of researchers led by UBC’s Dr. Josef Penninger has discovered new insights into SARS-CoV-2. Read More >


A baby’s first poop can help predict risk of developing allergies
April 29, 2021The study findings have important implications for at-risk infants. Read More >


Faculty of medicine members named 2021 Distinguished University Scholars at UBC
April 28, 2021The awards recognize exceptional faculty who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching and learning. Read More >


Biotechnology in B.C.—future treatments and potential cures for cancer
April 22, 2021Dr. Peter Zandstra explains how the pandemic is shaping biotechnology in B.C., and discusses some of the novel treatments and potential cures for other diseases underway at biotechnology company Notch. Read More >


UBC researchers identify the most dangerous prescriptions for B.C. drivers
April 22, 2021The results indicate a need for more caution among drivers taking medications, and specific advice from physicians who prescribe them. Read More >


UBC medical students celebrate Match Day milestone
April 21, 2021Learn more about what’s next for a few members of the class of 2021. Read More >


New book tells the remarkable journey of B.C.’s medical school
April 20, 2021Authors John and Wendy Cairns, David Ostrow and Gavin Stuart tell the remarkable journey of the Faculty of Medicine’s first 70 years. Read More >

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