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Animating a love of science
October 16, 2013A PhD candidate in Experimental Medicine has co-produced a series of short videos about stem cells, funded by the Stem Cell Network. Read More >


Daily inspiration for the Southern Medical Program
October 16, 2013The Tree of Life, a massive wooden relief, now graces the Reichwald Health Sciences Centre on UBC's Okanagan campus. Read More >


Altitude adjustment
October 15, 2013Do training tents have the same effect as actually going to high elevations? Michael Koehle, an Associate Professor in the Division of Sports Medicine, investigated. Read More >


“Gold standard” imaging study casts doubt on MS theory
October 8, 2013Led by Associate Professor of Neurology Anthony Traboulsee, the study found that narrowed veins are just as prevalent in people without MS. Read More >


The disease of many faces
September 23, 2013In honour of Arthritis Month, UBC’s Diane Lacaille discusses what’s being done for arthritis sufferers. Read More >


Thousands of shades of grey
September 20, 2013The UBC MRI Research Centre has trained its magnets on Olympic swimmers, compulsive gamblers, and most of all, people with brain disorders. Read More >


Easing the pain
September 19, 2013UBC’s Carolin Klein works with women suffering from vulvodynia, the recurrent or persistent pain or discomfort in the genital area. Read More >


Researchers sound warning over heart attack symptoms
September 18, 2013Associate Professor of Medicine Nadia Khan and collaborators found that the severity of women's heart attacks could be obscured by the absence of chest pain. Read More >


Fine-tuning HIV treatment
September 18, 2013Associate Professor of Medicine Richard Harrigan will develop a new, DNA-based test to minimize side-effects of antiretroviral therapy -- thus increasing the odds that patients stick with it. Read More >


A new opportunity to learn from others’ last days
September 6, 2013St. John Hospice will provide end-of-life care for individuals, and help improve palliative care through research and training. Read More >

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