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Gurdeep Parhar appointed Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Partnerships and Professionalism
January 14, 2015He will work with the Faculty's partners in government, health care, academia and health professions. Read More >


Michael Shakespeare appointed Executive Director, Finance & Operations
January 14, 2015He was previously Associate Vice-President, Finance and Operations at UBC's Okanagan campus. Read More >


UBC scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdown
January 8, 2015A small cyclotron has been shown to be capable of producing enough medical isotopes to meet the daily needs of the entire province. Read More >


Recent graduate alleviates physiotherapy scarcity in Vanderhoof
January 5, 2015Kaley Hopps is one of the first graduates of the Northern and Rural Cohort of UBC's physical therapy program. Read More >


Breathing diesel exhaust causes changes “deep under the hood”
December 18, 2014Chris Carlsten found that two hours of exposure altered the chemical "coating" of DNA. Read More >


UBC Midwifery Program launches new Island Cohort
December 18, 2014Discover how the birth of a new education initiative aims to transform the landscape of maternity care across B.C. Read More >


UBC scientist discovers key to sun-induced skin aging
December 16, 2014Genetically-engineered mice that lack a certain enzyme retain their youthful-looking skin. Read More >


Friedman Scholars embark on new learning opportunities
December 10, 2014The UBC Faculty of Medicine has named three graduate students as recipients of the Constance Livingstone-Friedman and Sydney Friedman Foundation Scholarships in Health Sciences. Mohsen Khosravi Maharlooei, Ben Paylor and Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad will share a total of $100,000 to undertake learning opportunities in the health sciences under the supervision of international experts. Created in […] Read More >


Faculty of Medicine wins three Alzheimer’s grants
December 10, 2014Hear James Johnson, Christian Naus and Neil Cashman describe their investigations. Read More >


A passion for exploration — first for diamonds, now for an Alzheimer’s cure
December 5, 2014Chuck Fipke was spurred to action after learning the fate of his old friend, former B.C. Premier Bill Bennett. Read More >

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