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Wyeth Wasserman appointed Associate Dean, Research and Executive Director of CFRI
November 19, 2013He will help develop the academic health sciences centre with BC Children's and Women's Hospitals. Read More >


Young scholars take UBC to the world
November 14, 2013The Faculty of Medicine's first faculty member, Sydney Friedman, has created a scholarship to enable students and resident to travel outside western Canada. Read More >


From the executive suite, focusing on street-level challenges
November 14, 2013Two mining companies invest in UBC research into new treatment option for chronic heroin addiction. Read More >


Doubling down on a proven strategy
November 14, 2013Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics Shafique Pirani seeks to replicate his success treating clubfoot in low-income countries -- this time, in Bangladesh. Read More >


Building an airtight case
November 14, 2013Associate Professor Chris Carlsten uses a polycarbonate-enclosed chamber to measure the effects of diesel exhaust on the human body -- particularly whether it causes asthma. Read More >


Investigations and breakthroughs
November 14, 2013Catch up on the latest research from the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


Ask, don’t tell, for better HIV care
November 6, 2013Clinical Assistant Professor Richard Lester responds to the WHO's recent recommendation to use text message reminders for HIV treatment. Read More >


Telephone therapy for depression improves work productivity
November 4, 2013The study, led by Psychiatry Professor Raymond Lam, found that "talk therapy" combined with medication resulted in better job performance than medication alone. Read More >


Movember: a big hairy deal
November 1, 2013In honour of Movember, UBC Prof. Martin Gleave talks about prostate cancer. Read More >


Province resumes support for UBC’s Therapeutics Initiative
October 22, 2013The decision ends more than a year of uncertainty for the unit, spearheaded by some of the Faculty's leading researchers to evaluate new drugs. Read More >

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