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Growing rural medicine
April 4, 2013Adrienne Montgomery is completing her MD at UBC’s Northern Medical Program and will return to Terrace for her residency. Read More >


Two new appointments to Faculty's leadership
March 26, 2013John Kestle (left) and William Miller recently assumed leadership roles in the Faculty of Medicine. Read More >


UBC clubfoot treatment in Bangladesh gets $4.3 million federal boost
March 15, 2013The grant will set up a system of training health workers in a non-surgical method of treating the debilitating condition. Read More >


UBC stroke education reaches Chinese homes in B.C.
March 14, 2013The Intercultural Online Health Network is partnering with Fairchild TV to produce a six-installment series in Cantonese. Read More >


Next stop: Residency
March 6, 2013A record number of medical school graduates from across Canada will soon start their residencies around the province. Read More >


Pathology and Laboratory Medicine researchers win "Impact Grants" from Canadian Cancer Society
February 28, 2013Sam Aparicio, one of the three grantees, is receiving $1.25 million to study genetic changes as breast cancer tumours grow. Read More >


UBC study finds Canadian adult obesity at historic high
February 27, 2013The Maritimes and the two Territories had the highest obesity rates; B.C. and Quebec were among the lowest. Read More >


Immune-based therapy for Alzheimer’s moves closer to development
February 21, 2013Neurology Professor Neil Cashman discovered that antibodies can attack the toxic protein before it forms plaques in the brain. Read More >


Study debunks claims that acne drug causes digestive disorder
February 21, 2013Mahyar Etminan led the statistical analysis of isotretinoin, which has been the subject of hundreds of lawsuits. Read More >


World Health Organization recognizes Division of Mathematical Modeling as Collaborating Centre
February 20, 2013The unit will integrate models and data from many sources to identify potential improvements in health care. Read More >

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