Terry Fox Foundation supports UBC research into aggressive leukemia
October 19, 2012A team led by R. Keith Humphries, a Professor in the Division of Hematology, will receive $5.9 million over five years from the Terry Fox Foundation (TFF) to find new ways to treat aggressive forms of leukemia by rapidly creating and using laboratory-built models that mimic human acute leukemias. Dr. Humphries, the Director of the […] Read More >

A new leader for B.C. heart research and care
October 19, 2012Dr. Andrew Krahn, an expert on inherited arrhythmias, was welcomed as the new Head of the Division of Cardiology. Read More >

Genes and immune system shaped by childhood poverty, stress
October 18, 2012Research led by Michael Kobor, Associate Professor of Medical Genetics, examined a process called DNA methylation. Read More >

Some MS patients experience “natural” improvements in disability: UBC-VCH research
October 17, 2012Prof. Helen Tremlett led the first study to quantify improvements in patients who are not taking immunomodulatory drugs. Read More >

Dr. Martin Gleave – $10M Dream Team member studying advanced prostate cancer
October 11, 2012Led by the Distinguished Professor of Urologic Sciences, the Vancouver Prostate Centre is the only Canadian site on team. Read More >

Maternal depression affects language development in babies
October 9, 2012Co-authored by Tim Oberlander, Professor in the Dept. of Pediatrics, the study is among the first of its kind. Read More >

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 >

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