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Big jump coming for UBC’s speech-language pathology program
September 16, 2014First-year slots in the master's degree program will grow by 56 per cent, to help address the shortage of therapists. Read More >


New research finds quicker method to create insulin-producing cells
September 12, 2014Professor Timothy Kieffer leads research of a protocol that turns stem cells into insulin-producing cells in just six weeks Read More >


Occupational therapist-turned-children’s author shares her personal journey
September 11, 2014Paulette Bourgeois was the keynote at this year's OT Capstone Conference. Read More >


UBC health researchers join new national team tackling dementia
September 10, 2014Howard Feldman, Executive Associate Dean, Research, will serve on the consortium's executive committee, helping to oversee clinical trials and drug discovery efforts. Read More >


UBC’s Rural Family Medicine Residency Program expanding to Kootenay Boundary region
September 9, 2014The expansion will build on new residency programs in the Coastal and Interior regions of B.C. Read More >


An injection of youth
September 5, 2014Meet the two youngest medical students in UBC history. Read More >


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 >

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