Combatting COVID-19

Hear from UBC experts, learn more about work on the frontlines, and discover the latest research helping to combat the global outbreak.

Three Faculty of Medicine researchers to study long-term effects of COVID-19 on children

Drs. Michael Kobor, Brett Finlay, and Sara Mostafavi are part of a cross-disciplinary team that received funding from the Manulife CIFAR Population Health & Well-being Grant Program.

UBC scientists sequencing the genomes of Canadians with COVID-19

Research could explain why COVID-19 is mild for some, fatal for others.

UBC researchers set sights on coronavirus antibodies

A new research project may produce new treatment methods for patients with COVID-19 and help prevent transmission of the deadly virus.

Sexual health and domestic violence during COVID-19

Dr. Lori Brotto is leading a national survey to measure changes in sexual health and the prevalence of gender-based violence during COVID-19.

Evaluating COVID-19 vaccines amid pandemic poses challenges

A new paper reveals the pandemic presents a unique challenge when it comes to evaluating the efficacy of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.

UBC faculty of medicine researchers receive nearly $14M in federal funding for COVID-19 research

The latest investment supports COVID-19 research on drug research, obstetrics, medical imaging, Indigenous health and more.

Pregnancy and birth in the time of a pandemic

UBC’s Dr. Deborah Money is leading a national study examining maternal and infant outcomes among pregnant women with COVID-19.

Predicting the evolution of COVID-19 to help manage future outbreaks

A new project will help inform the early design of effective tests, therapies and vaccines.

Making a difference: UBC medical students support patients in self-isolation

Volunteers offer non-medical follow-up help and advice.