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Faculty of medicine members awarded 2019 WHRI grants
December 11, 2019The grants provide support for pilot studies in women’s and newborn’s health. Read More >


Specialized immune cells could help repair damage from inflammatory bowel disease in children
December 10, 2019A type of T cell produces a chemical signal that helps repair the barrier formed by cells lining the gut. Read More >


Too many Canadians live with multiple chronic conditions
December 10, 2019Greater efforts to improve lifestyle identified as a solution. Read More >


UBC and Interior Health research explores use of virtual reality in stroke rehabilitation
December 9, 2019Researchers and staff will examine the effects of a VR gaming program on mood and activity levels. Read More >


Why UBC medical school has decided to admit refugees
December 6, 2019Dr. Dermot Kelleher reflects on the need for the medical community to expand its horizons. Read More >


Leonard Foster awarded 2019 Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring
December 5, 2019Foster’s students describe him as an outstanding scientist and mentor. Read More >


‘I can still feel it now’: UBC doctor volunteers at Rohingya refugee clinic in Bangladesh
December 5, 2019Karen Arnold was struck by the resilience she encountered at the Kutapalong refugee camp. Read More >


UBC and Oxford University create global network for training in clinical pharmacology
December 3, 2019The universities have formalized a transatlantic partnership. Read More >


Wilfred Jefferies is first Canadian immunologist elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
December 3, 2019He joins a prestigious group of only 13 academic inventors in Canada elected as Fellows of the NAI. Read More >


One in two homeless people may have experienced a head injury in their lifetime
December 3, 2019Almost one in four may have experienced a head injury that is moderate or severe. Read More >

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