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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 >


Faculty of Medicine receives largest estate gift in its history
May 23, 2013Judith Jardine, who died in 2006, left $6.4 million from her estate to support bursaries and research in the Faculty. Read More >


HRH The Duke of York dedicates cornerstone of Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health
May 17, 2013The Duke of York (left), UBC President Stephen J. Toope and Djavad Mowafaghian discuss the future brain health centre. Read More >


The double life of pediatrics resident Kristopher Kang
May 17, 2013From the corridors of BC Children's Hospital to gunfire and bombs, subsistence poverty and rudimentary governance. Read More >

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