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Mark Tyndall appointed Director, UBC Centre for Disease Control
September 5, 2014Recruited from the University of Ottawa, Dr. Tyndall will represent the research needs of faculty, staff, and trainees at the UBC-CDC. Read More >


A road less travelled
September 4, 2014To build a more diverse medical workforce, UBC has been encouraging youths in Aboriginal, rural and remote communities to consider careers in health. Read More >


Therapeutics Initiative takes aim at multiple prescriptions
September 2, 2014In its latest bulletin, the advisory group urges physicians to be vigilant about the number of different drugs their patients are taking. Read More >


Federal health minister tours UBC’s brain health centre
August 21, 2014Brian MacVicar, Co-Director of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, was one of three researchers to meet with Canada's Minister of Health, Rona Ambrose. Read More >


UBC lauds pioneers in heart failure and brain imaging
August 20, 2014Cardiologist Paul Armstrong and neuroscientist Alan Evans have won the Margolese National Prizes in Heart and Brain Disorders from the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


Antibiotics may play a role in boosting immunity
August 18, 2014Professor Kelly McNagny leads a research that aims to help scientists understand how different antibiotics affect bacteria that play a positive role in promoting a healthy immune system. Read More >


Stronger drunk driving law leads to safer roads
August 14, 2014B.C.'s harsher penalties led to an estimated 84 fewer fatal crashes, according to research led by Jeffrey Brubacher, an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine. Read More >


B.C. and U.S. support expansion of UBC’s addiction research and training
August 6, 2014The $5.5 million will help train more addiction specialists and support clinical trials. Read More >


Coastal community partnerships enrich residency training for new doctors
August 5, 2014Jessica Palmer is part of the first cohort of eight Coastal family practice residents. Read More >


Opening doors for new physicians in B.C.’s Interior
August 5, 2014Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops is one of two new training sites for medical residents in B.C.'s Interior. Read More >

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