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An inside look at palliative care
June 20, 2013"Faces of Palliative Care," co-produced by Clinical Professor Patricia Boston and featuring several UBC faculty members, was broadcast on CBC in British Columbia. Read More >


Centre for Blood Research joins forces with Chinese biotech firm
June 14, 2013The two-way agreement aims to acclerate the development of new treatments for a variety of diseases. Read More >


Questioning the value of expensive arthritis drugs
June 12, 2013The newer arthritis drugs, called biologics, are booming in popularity; they are also much costlier. Aslam Anis is part of a U.S.-Canadian team scrutinizing their effectiveness. Read More >


New imaging technique holds promise for speeding MS research
June 12, 2013Alexander Rauscher, Assistant Professor in the Department of Radiology, used frequency-based MRI scans to detect multiple sclerosis lesions in finer detail than ever before. Read More >


International partnership to strengthen surgical care in Ethiopia
June 7, 2013The agreement with UBC's Branch for International Surgery and an Ethiopian teaching hospital includes development of surgical training for students, residents and practicing physicians. Read More >


Voyages of discovery, close to home
June 5, 2013The School of Audiology and Speech Science seeks to foster Aboriginal understanding among its students -- in part by introducing students to Moe the Mouse. Read More >


National interprofessional leadership project receives Ontario grant
June 5, 2013UBC is one of five Canadian universities collaborating to develop the training program in interprofessional leadership. Read More >


Swinging for the fences
June 4, 2013Ruth Hoffman, a Faculty of Medicine financial manager, wins the Canadian Caring Award for organizing a Canadian-Uganda baseball exchange. Read More >


Shining a light on the “black box” of concussions
June 3, 2013Introducing the Concussion Awareness Training Toolkit, an online course for physicians and nurses developed by Clinical Assistant Professor Shelina Babul. Read More >


“By all accounts… a success”
May 24, 2013UBC's Integrated Community Clerkship program is profiled in the latest issue of the British Columbia Medical Journal. Read More >

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