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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 >


The Medicine Man
December 5, 2014How UBC put James Card on the road north, to a town that desperately needed him. Read More >


A vision for the Downtown Eastside: Better eyesight
December 5, 2014A gift from the Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Woodward's Foundation will enable the Faculty to provide more and better treatment for patients who sorely need it. Read More >


From across a crowded room, a donor finds inspiration
December 5, 2014The not-so-chance encounter that led Irene Bettinger to support neuroscientist Neil Cashman. Read More >


Investigations + breakthroughs
December 5, 2014The effect of stronger drunk driving laws; a broken barrier theory of ALS; the darker side of antibiotics. Read More >


An evidence-based alternative to MoodPanda
December 4, 2014Professional-grade tools to track moods are rare. UBC faculty members, sensing a need, went to work. The result: MoodFx. Read More >

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