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Even low levels of air pollution contribute to increased health risk
July 14, 2022A UBC-led study identified risk of mortality at pollution levels below many national standards. Read More >


Nurturing through nature
July 11, 2022UBC researchers have received a $1.3 million federal grant to help increase outdoor play in daycares. Read More >


UBC medical student receives 2022 Sandra Banner Student Award for Leadership
July 8, 2022The award encourages the development of future leaders in medicine. Read More >


Your second COVID-19 booster is on the way — but when?
July 7, 2022Infectious disease expert Dr. Horacio Bach answers questions about second booster shots for COVID-19. Read More >


UBC faculty of medicine members appointed to the Order of Canada for 2022
June 30, 2022Drs. Paul Dubord, Donald Enarson, Granger Avery and Martin Schechter recognized for extraordinary contributions to Canada. Read More >


UBC Faculty of Medicine honours Canadian leading researchers in cancer, heart and brain disorders
June 29, 2022Dr. Sonia Anand of McMaster University is among this year’s awardees. Read More >


Cancer drug shows potential as treatment for muscular dystrophy
June 29, 2022Experiments in mice show drug makes muscles fibres more resistant to damage characteristic of muscular dystrophy. Read More >


New research centre to foster northern clinical and medical life sciences research
June 28, 2022Collaboration between UBC, UNBC and Northern Health will help improve care for northern, remote and Indigenous communities. Read More >


UBC researchers launch new dementia prevention program as part of national research initiative
June 27, 2022Program is aimed at helping people reduce their risk of developing dementia. Read More >


2022 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement Award Recipients
June 27, 2022The awards acknowledge faculty members who exemplify exceptional contributions in the areas of education, research and/or service. Read More >

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