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The search for a reliable antidote to heparin
October 29, 2014The compound developed by Jaychandran Kizhakkedathu is intended to prevent serious bleeding, especially during surgery. Read More >


Rubber duckies as research tools
October 27, 2014Susan Small, Director of UBC’s Pediatric Audiology Lab, shares tips on recognizing and preventing hearing loss in infants and children. Read More >


New test identifies severe sepsis within an hour
October 24, 2014Using a genetic signature, the test takes as little as an hour, speeding the time to treatment with aggressive antibiotics. Read More >


Dissecting assisted suicide
October 16, 2014Clinical Assistant Professor, Michael Curry, says crossing the line from alleviating suffering into assisted suicide could lead us into murky waters. Read More >


Enzyme may be key to stopping fatal sepsis outcomes
October 15, 2014Professor Keith Walley has discovered that controlling levels of the human enzyme PCSK9 could be the difference between life and death for patients with severe sepsis. Read More >


UBC subspecialty residents prepare for wave of aging baby boomers
October 8, 2014UBC subspecialty residency training programs are equipping the next generation of doctors to help the wave of aging baby boomers. Read More >


Unravelling the link between genetics and mental illness
October 7, 2014There are still no genetic tests to diagnose or confirm a psychiatric condition, but Jehannine Austin hopes genetic research can lead to more targeted and effective treatments. Read More >


Canadian diamond pioneer donates $9.1 million for Alzheimer’s research
October 3, 2014Chuck Fipke's gifts include an endowed professorship and state-of-the-art brain imaging technology. Read More >


Minister of State for Seniors gets close-up view of Centre for Brain Health
October 3, 2014Alice Wong is the second federal cabinet member in six weeks to visit the centre. Read More >


A rise in injury rates for older male motorcyclists
October 3, 2014Motorcycle injury data from 2001 to 2010 indicated that motorcycle-related injuries were older men of age 45-74. Read More >

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