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UBC neurologist to lead national clinical trial of MS treatment
September 28, 2012Led by Assistant Professor of Neurology Anthony Traboulsee, the study will examine the efficacy of unblocking head and neck veins. Read More >


Premier opens Southern Medical Program's Reichwald Health Sciences Centre
September 20, 2012The building, constructed with a $32.7-million investment by the B.C. government, will ultimately accommodate 128 MD students. Read More >


The impact of arthritis on mothers
September 13, 2012Professor Catherine Backman describes her study's methodology and findings in a 2-minute video. Read More >


Collaborative maternity program results in fewer C-sections, shorter hospital stays: UBC/CFRI research
September 11, 2012The study, led by Professor Patricia Janssen, followed women who used Vancouver's South Community Birth Program. Read More >


Combination of blood thinning drugs shown to be ineffective as stroke preventer
September 7, 2012Neurology Professor Oscar Benavente is leading a $66-million study aimed at preventing recurrences of small subcortical strokes. Read More >


Prescription database helps check use of addictive drugs: UBC research
September 4, 2012The study examined B.C.'s PharmaNet, which allows pharmacists to view the most recent 14 months of a patient's medication use. Read More >


InterCultural Online Network receives funding to help prevent and manage diabetes in BC’s multicultural rural communities
August 13, 2012The project will establish a peer-support diabetes program. Read More >


Working to protect Olympic athletes from injuries
July 30, 2012Babak Shadgan, a postdoctoral research fellow, aims to develop evidence-based recommendations for wrestling and other sports. Read More >


Psychiatry resident uses soccer to help at-risk individuals
July 27, 2012Dr. Bates has taken some of his players to competitions in Rio de Janeiro and Paris. Read More >


Four new appointments to Faculty’s leadership
July 24, 2012Frederick Mikelberg, Professor in the Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, is the new Vice-Dean, Academic Affairs. Read More >

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