UBC opens second student-led rehabilitation clinic
January 6, 2014The new clinic, based in Prince Rupert, is based on a successful initiative first pioneered at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. Read More >

New arrivals to the Faculty of Medicine
January 2, 2014Some essential and intriguing details about the Faculty's most recent recruits. Read More >

New funding to support genomics research
December 23, 2013Four innovative projects in the Faculty of Medicine have been funded through Genome BC’s Strategic Opportunities Fund. Read More >

Hand-me-down immunity
December 20, 2013Deborah Money is exploring the idea of ‘pre-loading’ immunity by vaccinating women during pregnancy to protect newborns. Read More >

UBC-VCH scientists use a drug to repair a rare birth defect
December 20, 2013Using specially formulated eye drops, a team led by Cheryl Gregory-Evans restored vision in mice born with aniridia. Read More >

Behind bars, HIV flourishes among drug users
December 16, 2013When incarcerated, they are more likely to have higher levels of HIV in their blood -- thus increasing the risk of transmission. Read More >

A hospital makes room for learning
December 13, 2013Ground is broken for dedicated academic space at the University Hospital of Northern B.C. Read More >

Asthma’s drain on the workplace
December 12, 2013Most of the productivity loss is through "presenteeism" -- reporting for work but not doing the job as well as it could be done. Read More >

Executive Associate Dean Howard Feldman interviewed at G8 Dementia Summit
December 12, 2013The CBC spoke with Dr. Feldman, Professor of Neurology and a member of the Canadian delegation. Read More >

Canadian Rx Atlas maps billions in savings — for now
December 12, 2013UBC health economists predict the decrease in spending will be short-lived because of expected spending on "niche" drugs. Read More >

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