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A cruel disease, two maverick approaches
May 9, 2014Two UBC scientists have climbed out onto separate limbs in their efforts to find a treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Read More >


Oscar Casiro’s Victoria lap
May 8, 2014The Faculty's first Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver Island, steps down after 10 years of nurturing medical education from Victoria to Port McNeill. Read More >


I love you just the way you are
May 8, 2014UBC researchers find that many parents of children with Down syndrome have unique perspectives on the possibility of a remedy. Read More >


UBC creates Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health
May 5, 2014Among other goals, the centre will work to increase Aboriginal representation in the health professions. Read More >


Two new leaders for the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
April 28, 2014Professors Brian MacVicar (left) and Jon Stoessl (right) join Max Cynader as Co-Directors. Read More >


A recipe for making cancer treatment more bearable
April 17, 2014Can a cooking class help men counteract the side-effects of prostate cancer treatment? Read More >


UBC puts tablets to work during anatomy lessons
April 16, 2014Recognizing that medical students are increasingly reliant on mobile technology, the Southern Medical Program has integrated the devices into anatomy lab sessions. Read More >


Canada Foundation for Innovation awards UBC $2.2M to boost research
April 14, 2014Max Cynader is one of several UBC researchers to to receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. Read More >


World policy-makers cite UBC-CFRI research in approving fewer HPV vaccine doses
April 10, 2014The WHO and European Community have endorsed two doses, which is likely to boost usage. Read More >


Solving the riddle of Parkinson’s, one bowl at a time
April 10, 2014Marg Meikle, CBC Radio's "Answer Lady," created a ritual that became the most reliable source of funding for UBC Parkinson's research. Read More >

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