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Reclaiming beauty from disease
March 13, 2014The designs for "Fashioning Cancer" were based on cellular images provided by Professor of Cellular and Physiological Sciences Christian Naus. Read More >


Preparing tomorrow’s doctors for electronic medicine
March 10, 2014The e-Health Research Office at UBC's Okanagan campus introduces medical students to such innovations as the "tele-stethecospe." Read More >


Phone Oximeter, a UBC invention, gets scaled up
March 9, 2014The device, which measures blood oxygen levels, can be used in low-resource settings to diagnose pre-eclampsia and pneumonia. Read More >


Texting for HIV care in Kenya receives Grand Challenges funding
March 5, 2014The grant will enable expansion of a texting program to HIV patients in rural, remote parts of Kenya, increasing the likelihood that they remain on anti-viral therapy. Read More >


Matched! Newest crop of UBC doctors head to residency
March 5, 2014For the second consecutive year, UBC accepted the largest number of entry-level medical residents in university history. Read More >


Canadian HIV Trials Network re-funded by CIHR
March 4, 2014The network aims to find treatments, vaccines and a cure for HIV and related conditions through scientifically sound and ethical clinical trials. Read More >


UBC launches Resident Wellness Office
March 4, 2014Lauren Phelan, Program Assistant, Roger Wong, Associate Dean, and Rebecca Turnbull, Program Counsellor, celebrate the opening of the innovative service. Read More >


Researcher seeks to level playing field for Paralympians
February 28, 2014UBC's Andrei Krassioukov will travel to the Sochi Paralympics to study the effects of spinal cord injury (SCI) on the cardiovascular health of Paralympians. Read More >


Making connections: Canada’s largest integrated brain centre opens
February 27, 2014The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health unites research and clinical expertise in neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology. Read More >


New ideas change your brain cells: UBC research
February 24, 2014UBC’s Shernaz Bamji and Stefano Brigidi have discovered how brain cells change during learning and memories. Read More >

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